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Saturday 16 December 2017


[N] Akyem Asuom: Ursula Named Nkosuohemaa
[N] Funding for Free SHS not a problem -Assibey Yeboah


[N] E/R: Driver, 19, Jailed 8 Years For Kidnapping And Defiling Girl, 13
[N] Special Prosecutor could wait till 2019 if parliament misses 2017 passage
[N] Petroleum Revenue Mgt. Act breached for 7-yrs running – PIAC
[N] CEDTAG Strike action leaves colleges of education deserted
[N] Nduom is not presidential material -Maurice Ampaw
[N] Police blame Kasoa violent attacks on under-staffing


[N] GMA indicts gov't for failing to employ medical doctors
[N] Ministers are not allowed to use sirens; Police order immediate removal
[N] Stay focused and deal with your controversies – Nana Addo to Zoomlion Boss
[N] We will face criminals boot for boots with ‘Father Xmas’ Operation -Ken Yeboah
[N] Step aside – Group to NDC Chairmen
[N] School Feeding Coordinators Trade Insults Over Naabu & Otiko
[N] Major Mahama bill passed


[N] Free SHS: Ablakwa Donates Furniture to Schools
[N] Girls with excessive make ups may have ovary tumour – doctor
[N] Visitors pay GHc2 to see prisoners
[N] Consider our request to contest 2020 polls -NDC Chairmen to Mahama
[N] Colleges of Education still closed as talks over arrears fail  
[N] Economic policies paying off - Prez
[N] Cancer disfigures head of 2-year old, sticks mother with ˘12,000 bill
[N] There is corruption in police service- COP Ken Yeboah
[N] 3 arrested in Kumasi for robbing, raping victims


[N] Help Gov’t to achieve its revenue targets -Nana Addo to GHAPOHA
[N] NPA to close down 35 more high-risk LPG stations nationwide
[N] Uber adds Paid Wait Time; additional features for driver-partners
[N] ‘Bawumia is only confident, he knows nothing’- Minority
[N] A/R: Queen mothers grateful to 1st lady for KATH mother & baby unit
[N] If our bond was issued at 20% it would have been oversubscribed- Kwarteng hits b
[N] Tiger Eye F’dation Partners Klarity To Fight Corruption
[N] AG’s application against Indian businessman dismissed again


[N] Bawumia behaving like a ‘heartless’ serial caller – Ofosu Kwakye
[B] 2018 budget to improve domestic revenue collection
[N] 24,377 cattle, 225 owners registered in Kwahu
[N] New agency inaugurated to boost revenue collection in oil and gas sector
[B] New Drivers’ License to be launched today
[N] Tell the true African stories through your writings – Nana Addo to PAWA
[B] Investor uncertainty, others impacted energy bond  


[N] Sack Freddie Blay for defending Ayisi Boateng – Alhaji Sani
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General News

[ 2017-10-12 ]

245 suspected drug peddlers, prostitutes arrested in Ashanti
Police in the Ashanti Region have commenced
the screening of 245 persons suspected to be drug
peddlers and prostitutes in a massive swoop.

According to the police, the exercise was
conducted simultaneously in various parts of the
region including areas such as Asokwa, Manhyia,
Suame, Ejisu and the Tafo Pankrono Divisions.

Ashanti Regional Police Commander, COP Ken Yeboah,
addressing journalists on the swoop described the
exercise as one of the biggest swoops in the

He said the command has commenced investigations
and screening of the suspects, and those found
culpable would be prosecuted to serve as a
deterrent to other would-be criminals.

He indicated that, five (5) of the suspects who
were found with substances suspected to be Indian
hemp, have been handed over to the Drug Law
Enforcement Unit for further investigations.

He added that, thirty-five (35) other female
suspects also believed to be sex workers have been
handed over to the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit for
further investigations.

COP Yeboah revealed that, he will inform the
Nigerian High Commissioner about the activities of
some of his nationals engaging in illicit
activities in Ghana, when he visits the Command on
Friday, 13th October, 2017.

He warned that police will not give heed to
persons who would want to intercede for some of
the suspects.

Breakdown of the hideouts of the suspects:

1. Ashanti Central Division – One hundred and two
(102) suspects were arrested at Pampaso, PZ area,
Ahodwo, Adam, Railways, Columbia and

2. Asokwa Division – Eighty-six (86) were rounded
up at Ashfo BB, Neoplan station and Sokoban Wood

3. Manhyia Division – Twenty-six (26) suspects
were picked up at Alaba, Tinker Island, Affordable
Housing and Akwatia-Line.

4. Ejisu Division – Sixteen (16) suspects were
rounded up at Besease, Ejisu Zongo, Abenase and

5. Tafo-Pankrono Division- Nine (9) suspects were
also rounded up at Pankrono, Ahwiaa and Moshie

6. Suame Division – Six (6) suspects were rounded
up at Kotoko.

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