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March 29, 2018 6:02 AM Amewu condemns police assault on journalist at CID Headquarters

Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John Peter Amewu, on Wednesday visited a member of his Ministry’s press corps, Latif Iddris of Joy News, one of the Multimedia Group Limited’s platforms, who was beaten by some police officers at the Headquarters of the Police Criminal Investigations Department on Tuesday. Latif Iddris, who has been on admission 17

March 20, 2018 2:07 PM Spiritualists who ‘fortify’ criminals to be arrested – C/Region Police

The Central Regional Police Commander, DCOP Paul Manly Awuni, has warned that the police will track down, arrest and prosecute spiritualists who supposedly provide fortification for suspected criminals. He has advised those spiritualists to immediately cease such services to criminals as a way of helping the police successfully fight crime across the country 26

March 13, 2018 9:30 AM 35-year-old farmer guns down girlfriend, 19

A 35 year-old farmer is in the grips of the Enchi District Police Command for allegedly shooting his 19 year-old girlfriend to death at Adonikrom in the Aowin District of the Western Region. The suspect, Daniel Gyan, who lives in a cottage at Adonikrom in Enchi, was said to have had a misunderstanding with Emelia, and shot her in the chest through the back. The Enchi 31

March 10, 2018 7:10 AM 25-yr-old was killed for attacking our officer – Police

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has said the 25-year-old who was shot and killed by a police officer at Kenyasi-Bosore in the Kwabre East District of the Ashanti Region was part of some rampaging youth in the area who attacked the officer on duty. According to a police statement, the deceased was shot after he drew a gun on the officer. The police 28

March 4, 2018 8:41 AM Driver remanded for possessing firearms

An Accra Circuit Court on Friday, remanded one Fataw Fuseini, a 25-year-old driver for possessing firearms and threatening one Suleiman Alhassan with a gun until March 8. Fataw was remanded, even though his plea was not taken, because of the lack of a Dagbani interpreter at the court presided over by Mr Aboagye Tandoh. Prosecuting, Police Chief Inspector 28

March 3, 2018 9:14 AM Robbers attack fuel station at Asante Mampong; steal GHc12, 000

Four suspected armed robbers on Friday attacked a total fuel station at Bosofour, a suburb of Asante Mampong and stole an amount of GHc9, 000 from the station. According to the police the incident occurred around 6:45pm on Friday. Although the police said they were called on time to the scene the robbers managed to escape arrest. “A police patrol had information 45

March 3, 2018 7:46 AM Florida school shooting: US investment giant pressures gun firms

The world’s biggest investment management firm, BlackRock Inc, is stepping up pressure on companies that make and sell guns in response to the Florida school shooting. It is considering excluding them from some of its portfolios and is asking how they monitor safe use of weapons. The US corporation said the Florida shooting on 14 February, in which 17 people 33

March 1, 2018 6:10 AM Australians turn in 57,000 guns in national amnesty

Australians turned in more than 57,000 firearms to authorities last year during a national gun amnesty. The three-month amnesty was the first since Australia’s landmark response to a mass shooting in 1996. It aimed to reduce the number of illicit weapons by allowing people to hand them over without fear of prosecution. “Taking these unregistered firearms 30

February 27, 2018 11:39 AM Two injured in suspected robbery at North Kaneshie

Two persons are reported to have sustained gunshot wounds from suspected robbers at North Kanashie on Tuesday morning. Gunfire was first heard in the area around a Latex Foam showroom at North Kaneshie where the robbers, believed to be four in number, had crashed their vehicle. It is not clear yet how the suspected robbers crashed their car, and whether 21

February 24, 2018 9:26 AM Facebook drops shooting game demo at conservative event

Facebook has said it regrets promoting a virtual reality shooting game on its stand at a US conservatives’ event. The game allows the player to shoot imaginary weapons against enemies in a public train station. Facebook said it removed the display at the Conservative Political Action Conference “out of respect” for victims of a recent school shooting 15