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 […]

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 […]