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Dr N.K. Ametewee (right) and his younger brother, Francis Ametewee, have been arrested by the police

Dr Ametewee Defrauds Nhia Of Gh¢415,000

Thursday, January 29, 2015 Two persons, one of whom is the Medical Superintendent of the Essikado District Hospital in the Western Region, Dr N.K. Ametewee, have been arrested for allegedly defrauding the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) to the tune of GH 415,439.15. Dr Ametewee, who is a dental surgeon, o ...

TWO CAR SNATCHERS NABBED AGAIN

Thursday, January 29, 2015 Two suspected arm robbers who have been involving in various recorded robbery incidents has been arrested by the Ashanti regional police command manhyia division. The suspects Anthony Boateng and Nana Yaw Owusu Banahene together with other two now at large. The two on 23rd this month attacked th ...

The Police Must Deal Ruthlessly With The SIM Box Fraudsters

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 President and Chief Executive Officer of IMANI Ghana, Mr. Franklin Cudjoe wants the law to deal with persons arrested in the recent SIM Box fraud operation. He described the culprits as notorious with the kind of apparatus they use in their acts after explaining how inhumane they are to ...

4 Caged Over Wee

Saturday, January 24, 2015 Four persons have been arraigned before an Accra Circuit Court for possessing Indian Hemp popularly called Wee. The accused persons are Salifu Karim, aka Alhaiji, businessman; Adjetey Sowah, fisherman; Alhasan Opoku, farmer and Daniel Nii Tettey, a driver. They were said to have been arrested ...

8 Nigerian Pirates To Face Court

Friday, January 23, 2015 The eight Nigerian pirates who were arrested by the Ghana Navy last Saturday will be arraigned before court today, Friday January 23. The eight high sea robbers were arrested in Tema, for hijacking a fuel vessel in Nigeria. The suspects are alleged to have hijacked the ship in Nigeria and ...

SDA pastor Allegedly Defiles 14-Year-Old Pupil

Thursday, January 22, 2015 A 27-year-old associate pastor of the Seventh Day Adventist, (SDA), Church was on Tuesday remanded into police custody by a Cape Coast Circuit Court for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old girl at Ekumfi Eyisam in the Ekumfi District. The court, which sat in camera, did not take the plea of P ...

KKD Formally Charged With Rape

Thursday, January 22, 2015 The State insists on prosecuting ace broadcaster Kwesi Kyei Darkwah for rape despite his alleged victim s letter written to the Attorney General expressing her interest to drop charges against the fashion icon. At the Magistrate Court Thursday, Wilberforce Asare reported that the State Pro ...

A-G Takes Over KKD Rape Case

Thursday, January 22, 2015 The Attorney General (AG) has indicated it will continue to pursue an alleged rape case against showbiz icon, Kwesi Kyei Darkwa(KKD) despite the victim s request for the court to drop the case. KKD is alleged to have raped a 19-year- old woman at the African Regent hotel Accra, but he has denied ...

Nayele’s Mother Appears In Court Today

Thursday, January 22, 2015 Mother of convicted drug dealer, Nayele Ametefeh is expected to appear before an Accra High Court to respond to assault charges preferred against her. Officials of the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) lodged the assault complaint at the Airport police station in Accra. Airport Police Com ...

2 Paddies Arrested Over ATM Fraud

Thursday, January 22, 2015 Two friends are currently in the cells of the Tema Newtown Police Station for allegedly using an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card which is not theirs to withdraw an amount of money from a bank in the port city. Isaac Tetteh, 22, and Abraham Boffah, 27 both labourers residing at Awudum, a sub ...

Ghana Well Prepared For Boko Haram—Interior Ministry

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 After a hard hit on Cameroon by Nigeria s dreaded Islamist group, Boko Haram, Ghana is leaving no stone unturned to protect its citizenry from terror attacks. The Interior Ministry has indicated that security forces in Ghana are already engaged in anti- terrorism activities which will be a ...

Fraud Victims Leave Court Disappointed

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 A group of artisans and traders, mostly women, who had allegedly been defrauded by a businesswoman yesterday besieged the premises of the Cocoa Affairs Court in Accra to witness the trial of the suspect but left the place disappointed. The expectations of the victims to see Hajia Ayishetu ...

Police Arrest Immigration Officer for Illegal Arms Deal; Raises Questions about Integrity of Security Personnel

Friday, January 16, 2015 Ashanti Regional Police Command is calling for what officials describe as house-cleaning of security agencies in the country to ensure sanity. It comes in the wake of recent arrest of security personnel for various crimes. In the latest incident, immigration officer was picked up at Obuasi f ...
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