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Ho: 72-year-old farmer in court for defilement

Ho: 72-year-old farmer in court for defilement

Emmanuel Agbi, 72, also known as Agbotadua, a farmer, has appeared before a Ho Circuit Court for defiling a nine-year-old girl. He has pleaded not guilty to the charge and was granted bail to reappear on September 9, 2019. Police

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A/R: Cop shot dead by armed men

A/R: Cop shot dead by armed men

A policeman has been shot dead by alleged armed robbers at Manso Abodom Dome in the Amansie West District of the Ashanti region.The cop whose name was only given as Ben was shot dead on Monday, 19 August 2019 around

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Two arrested for impersonation of PDS staff

Two arrested for impersonation of PDS staff

A 26-year-old electrician, Prince Owusu Ansah and an apprentice Samuel Okai 27, have been apprehended by the police for posing as staff of Power Distribution Services (PDS). The two were arrested at Teacher Mante, a suburb of Suhum in the

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Photos: 5 arrested for smuggling over 4000 bags of fertilizers

Photos: 5 arrested for smuggling over 4000 bags of fertilizers

Five persons have been arrested by the Police in Somanya for transporting over 4,000 bags of smuggled fertilizers meant for cocoa farmers in the Western region.  They were caught at Asomdwoe Krom, a suburb of the Easter region town, offloading one of the trucks

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Nigerian attempting fraudulent Ghanaian passport acquisition arrested

Nigerian attempting fraudulent Ghanaian passport acquisition arrested

National Security Operatives have arrested a Nigerian national for attempting to fraudulently acquire a Ghanaian passport. Had the Operatives not arrived at the Passport Office in Accra on time, Don Ofori Donny would have successfully obtained a Ghanaian passport. He

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Asamponhene’s killing: Close confidant arrested

Asamponhene’s killing: Close confidant arrested

A man identified as a close confidant of the Otumfuo’s Asamponhene, Nana Kwadwo Afoduo who was killed on Sunday has been arrested. His arrest comes barely less than 24-hours after the 46-year-old direct relative of the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu

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Otumfuo’s Asamponhene killed

Otumfuo’s Asamponhene killed

Reports reaching Joy News indicate that the Asampnhene of Kumasi, Nana Fodour has been killed. According to Graphic.com.gh he was stabbed by some armed assailants whilst travelling on the Ejura – Nkoranza road in the Ashanti Region on Sunday, August

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More suspected killers of police woman in Tamale smoked out

More suspected killers of police woman in Tamale smoked out

Two more suspects believed to have played various roles in the murder of the policewoman in the Northern Region capital, Tamale, a fortnight ago are in the grips of the police. The suspects, who have since been remanded in custody by

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Takoradi missing girls were sold for $5k each in Nigeria – Suspect

Takoradi missing girls were sold for $5k each in Nigeria – Suspect

Prime suspect in the case of the three missing Takoradi girls, Samuel Udoetuk Wills has reportedly revealed that the girls were sold for $5,000 each in Nigeria. According to BNI sources, Udoetuk confessed that girls were sold to one Mama,

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Bragging bribe-taking policeman in trouble

Bragging bribe-taking policeman in trouble

  A policeman allegedly captured in a video recording bragging about taking bribes has been charged for extortion. Sergeant Augustine Owusu-Ansah was charged with extortion, contrary to section 151 (1) of the Criminal Offences Act 29 (1960). The Central Regional

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