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Tuesday 17 October 2017

2017-10-12

[N] PURC boss, Samuel Sarpong, sacked
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[N] £350k Scandal: Otumfuo clean – Sacked Bank Official
[N] 245 suspected drug peddlers, prostitutes arrested in Ashanti
[N] Don’t follow ‘malicious’ social media – Rawlings advises Media General
[N] Gov’t withdraws Zongo Development Fund bill

2017-10-11

[B] Ghana woos investors at IMF/World Bank Meetings
[B] Hybrid power stations to add 850MW to grid
[N] Agric College Students Picket At MoFA Today
[N] We don’t need cabinet meeting to solve gas explosions – Namoale
[N] Cost of home loans drop to 30.6 %
[B] Ghana’s exports rise to $ 8.9 billion
[N] Gov’t investigating report of Ghanaian ISIS fighters – Majority
[N] Tension in Bimbila ahead of late chief burial Thursday
[N] Akufo-Addo's 'one achievement, one launch' is new NPP strategy
[N] God is the reason - 13-year-old KNUST student says
[N] Workers on the Kejetia market project to lay down tools following threats
[N] Parliament tasks 3 committees to investigate gas explosions
[N] Mansco Gas must compensate explosion victims – Mahama Ayariga
[N] Police accused in Delta Force 13 case

2017-10-10

[B] Airlines upbeat about boost in business
[N] Earlier charges against Delta Forces dropped
[N] SUNDA Int. & TWYFORD Ceramics donate to gas explosion victims
[N] Operation to ban public smoking in Tamale to be activated after six arrested in
[N] AUCC founder launches book about his life as public servant and private citizen

2017-10-09

[S] Ghana Rugby team beats Mauritius in impressive Sevens campaign
[N] Thieves steal car at Legon after man fled from Atomic gas explosion
[N] Fuel explosions: NPA to employ 200 extra safety auditors – Agyarko
[N] Petrochemical workers opposed gov’t's new policy on gas explosions – Abu Ramadan
[N] Kwadaso Agric. College Students boycott lectures over unpaid allowances
[N] Court grants withdrawal of application against lawyer for EC boss
[N] Nana Addo to personally pay for presidential correspondent’s funeral
[N] NDC financiers, others frustrated our fight against 'illegal' fuel stations - Ay
[N] New Ya-Naa Will Be My 1st Year’s Crowning Achievement – Akufo-Addo

2017-10-08

[N] Kwadaso MP visits flood prone areas after heavy down pour
[I] Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Touts Legacy As She Prepares To Step Down  
[N] Wassa Akropong Shooting; 4 Arrested
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[N] Encroachment of Owabi Forest cause of flooding at Atafoa- Assemblyman
[N] Kwadaso: building kills 2, 1 in critical condition
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General News

[ 2017-05-17 ]

The suspect was arrested by the police in connection with an alleged stealing

I used catapult not gun – Robbery suspect tells Police
A robbery suspect has confessed to the Ashanti
Regional Police Command that he used a catapult
and not a locally made pistol as stated by the
police to rob a victim.

Emmanuel Osei Badu Abdulai, 21 years, alias “Touch
shatter” was confessing to the police when he was
arrested together with Ahmed Dauda, his accomplice
alias “Okrati” meaning cat’s head.

Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Osei Kwaku
Ampofo Duku, the Second-in-command of the Ashanti
Regional Police Command, in a briefing told the
press in Kumasi that on May 05, at about
0430hours, Ahmed Dauda was arrested by the police
in connection with an alleged stealing and during
investigation, it came out that they had earlier
in the day robbed one Seth Kwaku Frimpong with a
locally made pistol.

A Nokia mobile phone, one locally-made pistol and
a live ammunition were seized from them.

Contact numbers on the phone were called and one
of them responded, who informed the police that
the owner was robbed of it in addition to
GH¢108.00 at Agric Nzema, a suburb of Kumasi.

Victim, Frimpong was asked to go to the Afasiebo
police station near Kwadaso in Kumasi, where he
identified Dauda as his attacker.

He later led the police to arrest Abdulai at
Kwadaso, his hide-out.

ACP Duku said the two would soon be arraigned.

Source - GNA



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