79 more illegal miners handed over to Obuasi Police for prosecution


By Nicholas Osei-Wusu The Obuasi East District Chief Executive, Madam Faustina Amissah, has emphasised that nobody has the right to enter the legal concession of AngloGold Ashanti for any reason. Speaking to GBC News via telephone, the DCE admitted that even though times are hard owing to low employment opportunities for particularly the youth in […]

Police decentralises criminal clearance services to all regional commands

Police decentralises criminal clearance services to all regional commands

As part of the Ghana Police Service’s  transformational agenda to improve the delivery of policing services to the public the Police Service  has  decentralized criminal clearance services in the country as a first step towards a full automation process. Effective Monday, 22nd May, 2003, persons seeking criminal clearance  can do so in any of the […]

NDC asks Police to reconsider its valuation on Bryan Acheampong’s comment

NDC asks Police to reconsider its valuation on Bryan Acheampong’s comment

The National Democratic Congress, NDC, has asked the Police to reconsider its valuation of Bryan Acheampong’s comment and expedite action on the case as it did in cases involving other political parties. The NDC National Communications Officer, Sammy Gyamfi, said this in a statement after the leadership of the party met with the Police. The […]

Police arrest 3 persons for brandishing weapons in viral video; 4 weapons retrieved

The Police, through an intelligence operation on 27th March 2023, arrested three suspects for possession of firearms without lawful authority and acts of vigilantism at Japa near Wassa Akropong in the Western Region. The three suspects, Godfred Appiah alias Nana Kobina Gyan, Isaac Amoako alias Nana Owusu and Theophilus Yeboah alias Fire were arrested following […]

Police arrest 18 people for disturbances on University of Ghana campus


The Police have today, Tuesday, 14th February 2023 arrested 18 people for disturbances on the University of Ghana campus. The 18 suspects were together with about 200 others believed to be former members of the Commonwealth Hall of the university. The Police have been able to contain the situation and calm has since been restored. […]

Police maintain law and order at Nyankpala Chief’s Palace following sporadic gunshots

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There were reports of sporadic gunshots at the Nyankpala Chief’s Palace in the Northern Region. The motive behind the shooting is not known. However, the Yaa Naa enskinned a new chief for Nyankpala and it is believed, that the shooting incident is connected to the enskinment. Sources within the Northern Regional Police Command have confirmed […]

Police pick up 6 out of 16 wanted in NDC Congress skirmishes

The Police have arrested two more suspects wanted in connection with the violent disturbances that occurred during the NDC’s National Youth and Women’s Congress held on 10th December 2022, at Cape Coast in the Central Region. According to the Police release, ”the suspects, Abdul-Fataw Adams and Hajj Dawda Hassan were arrested at Wenchi in the […]

Police investigate viral audio purporting extortion

Police investigate viral audio purporting extortion

The Police say its attention has been drawn to an audio tape in which it is alleged some Police officers planted substances suspected to be narcotics in a vehicle of a member of the public and attempted to extort money from him. As part of the investigation, the Police have also contacted the Narcotics Control […]

Iran to disband morality police amid ongoing protests

Iran to disband morality police

Iran’s morality Police, which is tasked with enforcing the country’s Islamic dress code, is being disbanded, the country’s Attorney General says. Mohammad Jafar Montazeri‘s comments, yet to be confirmed by other agencies, were made at an event on Sunday. Iran has seen months of protests over the death of a young woman in custody. Mahsa […]