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2017-05-23

[B] Tullow eyes new fields beyond Jubilee & TEN
[B] ECG concession: bidders reduced to 6; MIDA sets eyes on financially viable bidde
[B] Former MP demands details on the 150 investors for ‘1-district, 1-factory'
[B] We need power to turn economy around – Agyarko
[S] Akufo-Addo's changes to ECG 'sale' agreement quite impressive - PUWU
[N] Kumbuor approved military protection for Ukraine, Russia galamseyers – MP
[N] 9 cars burnt, shops destroyed in a fire outbreak at Suame Magazine
[N] I insist Baba Jamal is involved in galamsey - Wontumi
[N] Man found dead in an abandoned dam
[N] 495 allied health professionals get financial clearance
[N] Spio Garbrah should be commended for GSA scandal investigations - Sorogho
[N] Alex Segbefia urges prosecution of culprits in Central Medical Stores fire
[N] Crentsil and family squandered GSA funds – PRO
[N] Ghana needs measures to stop illegal migration - Dr Ocansey
[N] Three (3) Ghana Gas helicopters missing
[N] Military protecting illegal mining sites – Amewu
[N] Amewu arrest 4 for engaging in galamsey at Amadaa
[N] Pastor, fetish priest clash over juju money

2017-05-22

[S] I lose nothing over Ghana banishment – KP Boateng
[S] Tony Baffoe urges government to create fund for Black Starlets
[B] Dumsor hit Vodafone Ghana badly - CEO
[B] Government to invest 30% only in 'One-District One-Factory' - Alan Kyeremanten
[B] Dollar has taken a commanding lead again
[B] Atuabo project was bloated by over $40m – Dr. Manteaw
[B] ECG using outdated methods to recover debts - NDC MP
[B] BoG reduces policy rate to 22.5%
[N] I’m not naive about corruption – Akufo-Addo
[N] Police begin manhunt for Tatale robbers
[N] Teenage pregnancy declines in Ashanti
[N] $13.9 million Veep's residence abandoned?
[N] UCC sued over suspension of 22 students
[N] Two fake soldiers arrested
[N] Otumfuo supports ban on Galamsey
[N] Government worried about Alavanyo-Nkonya killings – VR Minister  
[N] Politicians mourn with Woyome
[N] NDC chair, 4 robbers and 2 others killed in robbery gun battle
[N] 15 'corrupt' customs officers fired
[N] 3 robbers killed in shootout with police
[N] Girl, 16, dies after committing abortion
[N] Prof. Badu Akosa can't be our Chief – Kwahu Queen Mother
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General News

[ 2017-05-18 ]

Police officer caught on tape allegedly taking bribe
A police officer whose name was only given as
Sergeant Botwe has been caught on tape allegedly
taking bribe from a driver he accused of violating
road traffic regulations.

Narrating the incident to host Chief Jerry Forson
on Ghana Yensom on Accra100.5FM on Thursday May
18, Yussuf Bouda, who was also in the private car
in which the alleged extortion took place, said:
“A police officer extorted GHS1500 from us
yesterday just because he said we were making a
call while driving.

“He entered our car, asked us to drive to an
isolated place at Asylum Down, threatened he had a
pistol on him, therefore we shouldn’t act funny
and made away with GHS1500. This is how bad these
men in uniform who are supposed to protect us have
become.”

Reacting to this report also on the Ghana Yensom
show, Superintendent Cephas Arthur, Director of
Public Affairs of the Ghana Police Service,
confirmed that the said video had reached his
office.

Upon a cursory analysis of it, he said: “I saw
somebody dressed in a uniform just as that of the
Ghana Police Service exchanging money with a
driver but I did not hear the conversation that
took place among them. It may probably be a
business transaction between the two of them, but
that notwithstanding, if indeed it was a policeman
who did that, investigations will be conducted
into the matter.”

Source - classfmonline.com



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