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#OccupyJulorbihouse: The Police acted awful not lawful- Shamima Muslim

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By: Rebecca Ampah A renowned development activist and gender and inclusivity specialist, Shamima Muslim, has strongly responded to the recent police actions, highlighting a critical distinction between lawful and awful behaviour. Her reaction came in the wake of the controversial arrest of #occupyjulorbihouse demonstrators on September 21, 2023. In her response, she criticised the police’s […]

In Pictures: Democracy Hub Demonstrators Arrested

Police on manhunt for lone robber operating in parts of Accra

By Lucy Mawufemor Kpeglo A number of young demonstrators, expressing their discontent with the country’s economy, have been arrested and taken to the Regional Police Headquarters.  The organisers said they had notified the police of their intention to protest at the Jubilee House but were not granted permission. The police cited Section 1(1) of the […]

#OccupyJulorbiHouse: This is not democracy- Vormawor cries out

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By Emmanuel Oti Acheampong Private legal Practitioner and Convener for Pressure Group, #FixTheCountry, Oliver Barker Vormawor, has been seen in a circulating video on social media crying out against what he called anti-democracy after the Police picked up some leaders of the Democracy Hub for defying orders to proceed with their demonstration. The democracy hub, […]

Russia denies ties to alleged pro-Wagner mercenaries in Ghana

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By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH The Russian Embassy in Ghana has denied any knowledge or involvement with the leaders of the alleged pro-Russia Wagner mercenary group who were arrested by the police in Takoradi, in the Western Region. The Russian Embassy, in a statement on its X page, formerly Twitter, rejected claims of being involved in the […]

Police restore calm at Ofankor

Police call for calm after youth in Nkoranza went berserk seeking justice for alleged killing of trader

By Emmanuel Oti Acheampong The Ghana Police Service has taken swift action to restore calm at Spot M, a timber market community between Taifa and Ofankor Barrier on the Accra to Nsawam Highway within the Trobu Constituency and the Ga-North Municipality. According to a post by the Ghana Police Service via their official X (formerly […]

IGP defends decision to centralise information sharing

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By Rachel Kakraba The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Dr. George Akufo Dampare, has justified the decision of the service to centralise all communications. He said it is in line with international best practice and forms part of the police administration’s strategy for redefining its engagement with the public. Dr. Dampare said the decentralised information […]

IGP leaked Audio: Our security should not be politicised – Dr. Oduro-Osae

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By Regina Kwapong The Director General of Internal Audit Agency, Dr. Eric Oduro Osae, has admonished Ghanaians not to play politics with security but rather consider the integrity of the Police force. Dr. Oduro Osae made this statement on GBC’s Breakfast Show, on September 12, 2023, with regard to the leaked audio masterminding the IGP’s […]

Police in Adidome in urgent need of means of transport for enhanced operations

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Confidential sources within the Adidome Police Service, have highlighted a critical issue plaguing their ability to maintain law and order in the community for lack of means of transport. These sources, which want to remain anonymous, say the Adidome Police Service has been without operational vehicles for over two years, which was affecting policing in […]

Adib Saani says interdiction of Police Officers is ill-timed

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By Racheal Kakraba Security Analyst, Adib Saani has described the interdiction of the three police officers cited in the leaked tape plotting the removal of the IGP as ill-timed. According to him, the move will intimidate other persons from coming out to share information with the Parliamentary Committee investigating the leaked audio tape. The Police […]

Minority rejects Police route for #OccupyBOG Demo

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By Naomi Kommeh The Minority has rejected the proposed route by the Police for the #OccupyBOG demonstration planned for the 8th of next month. In a statement signed by the Minority Leader, Casiel Ato Forson, the proposed route is not what was discussed when the delegation met with them. It says this is an attempt […]