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NPP’s Delta Force ‘commander’ arrested

The Ashanti regional Police command has arrested the leader of the ruling NPP’s vigilante group- Delta Force- who allegedly attacked the Ashanti regional security liaison officer in his office on Friday. The 37-year-old mechanic, Kwadwo Bamba, is currently in police custody helping with investigations into the attack, a police statement said. The statement also noted that names of other members …

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A man caught having sex with a male student in a hotel room

A receptionist in one of the modern hotels in Accra (name withheld) chanced on a 28year old man having a canal knowledge with an 18year old Senior High School male student in Accra. The incident, according to reports, occurred this Sunday evening during the Heart and Kotoko game. Reports say, the receptionist at the hotel had suspected their movement two young …

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Cyber fraud – 30 Arrested, 1 Ghanaian, 29 Nigerians involved

A suspected cyber crime syndicate was last Saturday busted by the Achimota Mile 7 Police in Accra. In all, 29 suspects, all Nigerians, were arrested in an early morning swoop on a house at Alhaji Tabora in Accra. Retrieved from the suspects were 34 laptops and 48 mobile phones they allegedly used in committing crimes. The suspects are also linked …

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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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