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4 In court for allegedly stealing power belonging to ECG

Four persons appeared before the Accra Circuit court yesterday for allegedly stealing power belonging to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG). Eugene Togoh, a student, Cecil Ashong, unemployed, Emmanuel Bediako, a trader, and Ebenezer Kateye, a teacher, were charged with conspiracy to...

Man stabs brother to death over pork

A 20-year-old unemployed, Yaw Barima, is alleged to have stabbed his younger brother to death over pork at Kenyasi Number Two, in the Ahafo region. According to the police, the bizarre incident occurred when a disagreement ensued between the two...

EPA, police arrest acting MD of D&Y Industries Ltd for using fake certificate

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in a joint operation with the Ghana Police Service has apprehended  Mohammed Yousif, acting Managing Director of D&Y Industries Limited, for allegedly using a forged EPA certificate. D&Y Industries Limited, located in Accra, is a...

20-year-old Nigerian arrested for human trafficking

A 20-year-old Nigerian, Favour Chidi, has been arrested by the Tema Regional Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) for allegedly trafficking two Nigerian girls into Ghana to engage in prostitution. The suspect, is believed to be part of a...

Suspected murderer of an Accountant grabbed in Cape Coast

A 34-year-old mallam, Suleman Mumuni Tanko is in the grips of the Central Regional Police Command for allegedly murdering a 24-year-old woman, at a hotel at Ofaakor in the Greater Accra Region. The self-acclaimed Mallam, who was suspected to have...

Jirapa MP in court over alleged fraud and money laundering

The Member of Parliament (MP) for the Jirapa Constituency in the Upper West Region, Dr. Francis Bawaana Dukura, has appeared in court on charges of fraud and money laundering. Dr. Dakura is alleged to have collected GH₵3.5 million equivalent of...

Prof Benneh: Lawyer for second suspect tells court to transfer client for proper treatment

Lawyer for the second suspect in the murder of the late University of Ghana Law lecturer, Emmanuel Larbi Amoah, has asked the Kaneshie District Court to transfer his client to a better hospital for proper treatment. He told the court...

Banker jailed for stealing over GHS499,000

An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a banker to two years imprisonment in hard labor for stealing GHS499,022.10 belonging to the CAL Bank Limited. Leslie Afotey, after stealing the money in 2018, refunded GHS128,022.10 out of GHS160,000 he won from...

Court to resume trial of Major Mahama’s murder case on Nov 9

The Criminal Division of the Accra High Court trying the alleged fourteen alleged murderers of the late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama has fixed a new date to resume the trial. The court was expected to resume the trial yesterday, but...

Police question Said Sinare over intercepted firearms

The Accra Regional Police Command on Thursday invited Alhaji Said Sinare, National Vice-Chairman, National Democratic Congress (NDC), to assist in investigations over alleged distribution of firearms. The Accra Regional Police Command on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 intercepted two firearms; one...

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