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Sakawa Boy Stabs Pastor’s Wife (Photos)

The wife of the founder and Head Pastor of Jesus Power House Ministry, Prophet Agya Daadie at Akatsi in the Volta Region, Regina Asante 26, has been stabbed on her shoulders by a suspected “Sakawa”. According to Prophet Agya Daadie who spoke to mynewsgh.com, the suspect was brought to his Akatsi Branch for deliverance by his family members but met …

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Bimbilla Clash: fifteen (15) persons granted bail

The Tamale District Court in the Northern Region of Ghana, today, presided over by his lordship, Anthony Addo has granted fifteen persons bail in connection with chieftaincy clash in Bimbila. The judge in his pronouncements charge the suspect One thousand Ghana Cedi’s with passport pictures each and to reappear on February 27, 2017. The suspects where charge with violation of …

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V/R: Murder suspect killed in Police custody at Peki

A murder suspect, Eric Abochie who has been arrested by police at Peki has allegedly been killed by a mob who stormed the police station on Friday. The suspect is reported to have allegedly killed Philip Ahornu – a 37 year old carpenter of the Peki Government Hospital in his room on Thursday night. According to information gathered by Awake …

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Founder of Miracle Rock Fire Ministry killed

The Founder and Senior Pastor of Miracle Rock Fire Ministry, Pastor Akoto at Dodowa in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana have been stabbed to death Saturday dawn at Nanuma near Dodowa by unknown persons. According to a resident who narrated the incidence to Awake News’ Mariam Baoteng, the pastor had a call to go and pray for someone at Mensah …

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A Teacher Rapes Class 5 pupil; got her pregnant

A teacher, whose name was given as Christopher at Golden Vision Academy, Zenu a suburb of Ashaiman in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana has allegedly raped his 13year old class 5 pupil and got her pregnant. According to sources, the teacher after noticing the girl got pregnant attempted aborting the pregnancy by given the 13year old girl some pills …

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Journalist arrested for ‘trading’ nude pictures for sex

A Cape Coast-based journalist who has gained notoriety for collecting nude pictures of women and blackmailing them has been arrested by the police. Emmanuel Orlando Matrevi’s stock-in-trade is threatening to publish nude pictures of ladies if they allegedly refuse him sex. The 37 year old man works for Coastal TV in Cape Coast, 3news.com gathered. The Central Regional Crime Officer, …

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Fake pastor jailed six months

A fake pastor Akwesi Amoah, who hired musical instruments from one Dr Brenya to be used for church programmes but later sold them in the Central Region, has been sentenced to six months’ imprisonment with hard labour. Delivering the judgment, Fred Obikyere of the Sunyani Magistrate Court B, said Akwesi Amoah must serve six months in prison with hard labour …

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Stanbic worker dupes customers to the tune of GH¢900,000

A 33-year-old outsourced worker of Stanbic Bank Ghana has been declared wanted by the Ghana Police Service for allegedly defrauding scores of customers of the bank of more than GH¢900,000. The suspect, Martha Amakye, who is said to be an outsourced worker from Noswall Management Service, a recruitment agency, absconded after the Financial Crime Control Unit of the bank found …

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Man who attempted to kill President Mahama freed

The 37-year-old man who was jailed 10 years for attempting to kill President John Dramani Mahama has finally been freed. Charles Antwi who was prosecuted for carrying a gun to the president’s church to kill him was released from the custody of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) where he has been since August 2015. Francis Xavier-Sosu, a human rights …

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