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Seven armed robbers jailed 175 years for robbing Supreme Court judge

Seven armed robbers jailed 175 years for robbing Supreme Court judge

Seven persons who robbed a Supreme Court judge and a banker of their vehicles, a laptop and other personal effects at gun point, have been sentenced to a total jail term of 175 years by an Accra Circuit Court. Nene

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Nkwanta South Assembly defaults in payment of workers SSNIT contributions

Nkwanta South Assembly defaults in payment of workers SSNIT contributions

The Nkwanta South Municipal Assembly in the Oti Region has defaulted in the payment of Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) of its workers’ contribution amounting to GH₵ 10,043.   82.The Assembly failed to pay social security contributions of

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Dambai (O/R): Court convicts manager for defaulting in SSNIT payment

Dambai (O/R): Court convicts manager for defaulting in SSNIT payment

 Israel Kudadze, the Manager of Bodzi Communications Limited, has been convicted for defaulting in the payment of workers Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) contributions amounting to GH¢2,844.   00.He pleaded guilty to failure to pay contributions and submit

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Ho: Thief who went back to get charger of laptop he stole arrested and jailed 21 years

Ho: Thief who went back to get charger of laptop he stole arrested and jailed 21 years

A Ho Circuit Court has sentenced a “notorious serial ‘laptop thief’” to 21 years imprisonment. The convict, Nicholas Tetteh, blamed his irresistible tendencies to steal on ‘unknown forces’ after he was arrested by the police last Friday. This was after

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NLA causes arrest of Lotto Fraudsters in Volta Region

NLA causes arrest of Lotto Fraudsters in Volta Region

The National Lottery Authority(NLA), in collaboration with the Volta Regional Police Command, has arrested four lotto fraudsters operating at Akatsi in the Volta Region.   The four lotto fraudsters are Godwin Agbenyefia alias Demon age 19, Reuben Abusah, alias Last

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A/R: Cashier shot dead; cop, one other injured in bullion heist

A/R: Cashier shot dead; cop, one other injured in bullion heist

The robbers fired gun shots and bolted with unspecified amount of moneyA 35-year-old cashier has been shot dead and two other persons wounded in a robbery attack at Manso-Mem Junction on the Manso-Kumasi road in the Ashanti Region. The incident

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Police arrests, questions 4 domestic staff of murdered UG lecturer

Police arrests, questions 4 domestic staff of murdered UG lecturer

The late Prof Yaw Benneh Four domestic staff of the recently-murdered law lecturer of the University of Ghana, Prof Emmanuel Yaw Benneh, have been picked up by the police for questioning. They are being questioned as part of investigations into

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Police impound Motorbikes over traffic offences

Police impound Motorbikes over traffic offences

The Accra Regional Police Command has seized 60 motorbikes from their riders for flouting various traffic regulations.     The riders were also arrested for various offences including riding without riders’ licence, uninsured motor bikes and unlicensed motorbikes. They are

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Driver in court for pouring acid on wife

Driver in court for pouring acid on wife

A 32-year-old driver, Bakari Adams, who allegedly poured acid on his wife’s body and face at Madina Zongo, has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court charged with causing harm. Bakari Adams is said to have absconded after the act on

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A/R: Machomen attack 135-year-old queen mother, steal sacrificial sheep, drinks

A/R: Machomen attack 135-year-old queen mother, steal sacrificial sheep, drinks

The machomen ended up consuming the queenmother’s drink Some heavily-built men have allegedly attacked a 135-year-old queen mother and some residents of Adum-Afrancho in the Atwima Kwanwoma District of the Ashanti region. The men stormed the palace, vandalised the main

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