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Boy, 19, jailed 18 years for defiling 10-year-old girl

  A 10-year-old class five Pupil of St. Mary’s Preparatory School in Koforidua in the Eastern region has been painfully defiled by a 19-year-old unemployed boy.   According to Starr News’ Eastern regional Correspondent, Kojo Ansah on October 13, 3017, at about 6:30am, while the victim was on her way…

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Security man in ATM robbery gets 15 years imprisonment

A Sekondi High Court presided over by His Lordship, Justice Peter Ababio has sentenced a 31-year-old Osei Owusu Baffour to 15 years imprisonment for dishonestly misappropriating GH¢150,621,000 of the Ghana Commercial Bank, Market Circle Branch in Takoradi.     In February 2014, Osei Owusu Bafour, a private security personnel who…


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Security man in court for raping cook

Carlos Armah, a 24-year-old security man accused of raping a 19-year-old cook at an Osu-based restaurant, on Tuesday appeared before an Accra District Court. Armah, charged with rape, had his plea reserved by the court presided over by Mr Stephen Owusu. He was remanded into Police custody to reappear on November 21.  …


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Welder jailed over fraud

A welder, Kweku Sefa, popularly known as Pusher, is to spend a year jail term after an Accra Circuit Court on Wednesday found him guilty on the charges of defrauding by false pretenses.     Sefa is said to have defrauded Edward Ofori, a businessman of GHc60,000.00, under the pretext…


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Soldiers, Police storm Bolga SHS as another student dies

Military personnel and police officers have taken over security at the Bolgatanga Senior High School (Big Boss), one of the premier institutions in the Upper East region, following a violent demonstration staged by students over the death of their colleague Friday morning. At least three cars belonging to teachers were…



3 ARRESTED FOR STEALING DURING ATOMIC JUNCTION EXPLOSION

Police on Saturday night arrested some three persons who tried to loot items from the scene of the gas explosion at Atomic Junction near Madina in Accra. Police reports indicate that, in the midst of the chaos, some persons saw an opportunity to loot properties that had been left behind…


5 CHINESE RE-ARRESTED FOR ENGAGING IN GALAMSEY

Five Chinese who were granted bail by the Bekwai Circuit Court in the Ashanti Region for engaging in illegal mining have been re-arrested for involvement in the same act. The five “galamseyers’’ were arrested by the National Anti-galamsey Task Force at Abodom in the Bekwai District and granted bail by…


W/R: POLICE OFFICER BEATS JOURNALIST FOR QUESTIONING HIM

A police constable with the Visibility Unit of the Sekondi Police Command in the Western Region, Wilson Bossey has allegedly physically assaulted a journalist with Takoradi based Skyy Power FM, Nana Adu Kyei Danso Abeam popularly known as Akyeamehene. The Journalist was allegedly assaulted on Tuesday August 22, 2017 for…



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