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CDD-Ghana condemns arrest and prosecution of 21 LGBT+ activists

CDD-Ghana condemns arrest and prosecution of 21 LGBT+ activists

The Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has expressed disgust at the manner in which the 21 young Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) activists who were arrested in Ho have been handled by the Courts and State.   The

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C/R: Retired Police officer, 72, arrested for defiling 6yr old granddaughter

C/R: Retired Police officer, 72, arrested for defiling 6yr old granddaughter

A 72-year-old retired Chief Inspector of the Ghana Police Service Samuel Larbie has been arrested by the Kasoa Police Command Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) for allegedly defiling his six-year-old granddaughter. He was reportedly picked up at about

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W/R: 3 illegal miners jailed 45 years, fined GHS720,000

W/R: 3 illegal miners jailed 45 years, fined GHS720,000

3 Illegal miners jailed 45 years, fined GH¢720,000 Three illegal miners have been sentenced to 15 years each, in the Western Region. The convicts, Joseph Donkor, 40; Joseph Paul, 27; and Charles Ewusi, 27; were also fined GHS240,000 each. They

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Sand winning operator shot dead at Gomoa Manso in C/R

Sand winning operator shot dead at Gomoa Manso in C/R

 Some suspected armed robbers have shot Mr. Kwame Abeiku, a 26-year-old sand mining operator to death at Gomoa Manso, a suburb of Agona Swedru. Abeiku, who was allegedly shot by the only lady among the gang of robbers, was found

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Ho: Alleged LGBTQI group denied bail, remanded into prison custody

Ho: Alleged LGBTQI group denied bail, remanded into prison custody

A Ho Circuit Court has denied a bail application filed by 21 persons alleged to be members of the LGBTQI community. The court presided over by Mr Felix Datsomor, who indicated to give the bail application a ‘careful thought” on

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Ho: Alleged LGBTQI activists case adjourned to June 8

Ho: Alleged LGBTQI activists case adjourned to June 8

A Ho Circuit Court presided over by Mr Felix Datsomor has set June 8 to rule on a bail application for alleged 21 LGBTQ+ members arrested in Ho for unlawful assembly. Ho, June 4, GNA – A Ho Circuit Court

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Man grabbed for burying son alive

Man grabbed for burying son alive

 The Central Regional Police Command has arrested one Paul Adobaw for allegedly burying his son alive as a spiritual sacrifice per the directive of one prophetess Ama Nkansah. The one and half year old Yaw Adobaw was buried to death

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Ho: Unemployed jailed five years for stealing Zoomlion vehicle

Ho: Unemployed jailed five years for stealing Zoomlion vehicle

Abdul Wahab Bashiru has been sentenced to five years imprisonment in hard labour by a Ho Circuit Court for stealing a vehicle belonging to Zoomlion Ghana Limited. The 25-year-old unemployed pleaded guilty to the charge of stealing and was convicted

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35-year-old man in police custody for allegedly killing 50-year-old woman who refused to marry him

35-year-old man in police custody for allegedly killing 50-year-old woman who refused to marry him

Police in Sawla in the Sawla Tuna Kalba District of the Savannah Region has arrested a 35-year-old farmer for allegedly murdering his 50-year-old cousin in a cold blood.   According to reports, the suspect, Kpeyiri Neiba, allegedly killed the victim,

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Jasikan (O/R): Court sentences street robber to 12 years imprisonment

Jasikan (O/R): Court sentences street robber to 12 years imprisonment

 A Jasikan Circuit Court has sentenced Aglidza Obed @Eli, 31, to 12 years imprisonment in hard labour. The convict was arrested on May 13, 2021 by the New Ayoma Police for attacking and robbing a mobile money vendor at Likpe

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