Minority rejects Police route for #OccupyBOG Demo


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 […]

Police arrest one person in connection with murder captured in viral video at Ayiem


The Police have arrested one suspect in connection with the killing of a 28-year-old man at Ayiem in the Western Region on 25th August 2023. According to the Police, “Preliminary investigation indicates that the suspect, Emmanuel Quayco, together with five other accomplices currently on the run, was in the process of exhibiting the potency of […]

Police gun down ‘mentally ill’ man after killing 94-year-old grandmother


By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH A 35-year-old mentally challenged man said to have murdered his 94-year-old grandmother at Domponiase in the Upper West Akim District of the Eastern Region has been gunned down by the Upper West Akim Police Command of the Ghana Police Service. Some residents say the suspect, whose name was given as Paa Kwesi, […]

Police pick up fourth suspect in Ablekuma Bullion Van robbery


The Aflao District Police Command has arrested Blessing Njoma, one of the robbery suspects in the Ablekuma Fan Milk bullion Van robbery, which led to the death of a Police Escort. The arrest of the fourth suspect was a collaboration between the Ghana Police Service and Togo Interpol. The suspect, a Nigerian, was arrested at […]

Two grabbed over Ablekuma Bullion Van attack


The Kaneshie District Court has remanded into Police custody two persons for their alleged involvement in the attack of a bullion van, which led to the death of a police officer at Ablekuma Fanmilk. The accused persons are Benjamin Ojogbe, unemployed and Rashid Abdul. Their accomplices are said to have bolted with GHC145,163.08. According to […]

Police commence investigations into alleged murder of 24-year-old Okada rider


By Franklin ASARE-DONKOH The Eastern Regional Police Command of the Ghana Police Service is said to have commenced investigations into the alleged murder of a 24-year-old motorcycle rider. The Motorcycle rider is alleged to have been murdered by pillion passengers he picked up at night at Kwarfokurom, a small town in the Ayensuano District of […]

Address Police Racism – UN Human Rights to France


France must address “the deep issues of racism and discrimination in law enforcement”, the United Nations has said following a series of unrest after the killing of a teenager by the Police. The death of 17-year-old Nahel during a traffic stop has revived longstanding grievances about policing and racial profiling in France’s low-income and multiethnic […]

Use of live ammunition on suspects unacceptable – Martin Kpebu

A Human Rights Lawyer, Martin Kpebu has criticised the Police for its use of live ammunition in dealing with suspected criminals.  According to him, ”the practice is unacceptable and condemnable”. Reacting to the Bortianor shooting incident, Mr. Kpebu also joined the calls for an independent investigation into the matter.  Mr. Kpebu urged the Minister to […]

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 […]