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Attorney General Directs Ghana Police Service: Refrain from Seizing Vehicles for Minor Traffic Offenses

The Attorney General’s Office has issued a directive to the Ghana Police Service, instructing them to refrain from seizing and prohibiting the use of motor vehicles for minor road traffic violations. Dated February 9, 2024, the directive, signed by Attorney-General Godfred Yeboah Dame, was specifically addressed to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr. George […]

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Ghana Police Service Interdicts Officer for Allegations of Assault

The Ghana Police Service has initiated disciplinary measures by interdicting Police Officer № 49187, General Corporal Wise Bessey, currently stationed at the Takoradi District Police Command. This decision comes in response to accusations of assaulting a member of the public in Takoradi, Western Region. In a Facebook announcement on Friday, February 2, the police department […]

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Tension in Akyem Asene over police deployment of over 100 heavily armed personnel

Tension is mounting at Akyem Asene near Oda following the deployment of 125 heavily armed police personnel in the town on Saturday to maintain law and order, even though there is no conflict in the community warranting such a heavy police presence. The police personnel, deployed from Oda, Asamankese, and Kyebi with more than 10 […]

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Fiancé of Police Commander Found Dead in Official Residence – V/R

His body was discovered in her girlfriend’s bedroom, an official police residence at Kpetoe in the Volta Region on Thursday (Oct 26, 2023).  The said girlfriend is a Superintendent of Police who was reportedly out of town in Ho at the time of the incident. [name withheld] She is currently the Kpetoe District Police Commander. […]

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Sad: Police Launch Investigation into the Death of Bekwai MCE’s Daughter

An investigation has been initiated by the police into the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman named Akua Serwaa Kyei on August 3, 2023, in Atwima Bebu, located in the Ashanti Region. According to the deceased’s husband, he returned home around 5:30 pm on August 3, 2023, and discovered his wife lying unconscious at […]

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Crime General News

Hunt Intensifies for Twin Brothers Who Fatally Stabbed 17-Year-Old Boy

The Police have launched a manhunt for twin brothers who allegedly stabbed a young boy, aged 17 to death at a popular drinking spot at Berekum in the Bono Region. The sad incident, the Ghana News Agency (GNA) gathered happened on Sunday, July 16, 2023, around 0130 hours, and the body of the deceased, Alhassan […]

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Crime Education

Ghana Police Officers Injured in Clash with Students of St. Bernadette’s Technical Institute: UE/R

ASP Kingsley Kanda, the Navrongo Municipal Police Commander, along with three police officers, is currently receiving medical treatment at War Memorial Hospital in Navrongo. This follows a confrontation with students from St. Bernadette’s Technical Institute in the Upper East Region. ASP Kingsley Kanda sustained a broken leg injury, while the three officers also suffered various […]

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Crime

Driver jailed for biting Police Officer’s finger during arrest.

Ebenezer Nkoom, a 24-year-old commercial driver, has been sentenced to nine months in jail by the Assin-Fosu District Court for biting the fingers of a police officer while resisting arrest. The court found Nkoom guilty of 13 charges, including causing harm, unlawful harm, resisting arrest, and other road traffic offenses. During the trial, Nkoom pleaded […]

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Crime General News

[Watch Video] Four Arrested for Attacking Police in Western Region

Four individuals have been apprehended for assaulting police officers in the Western Region. Additionally, there has been an accusation of extortion against the police, which has been referred to the Police Professional Standards Bureau for examination. The four suspects, identified as Kojo Siah (also known as Mozey), Emmanuel Mensah (also known as Kofi Asamoah), Maxwell […]

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Supt. Effia Tenge Retires from Ghana Police Service after 18 years of Public Relations Service

Mrs. Effia Tenge, who worked for the Ghana Police Service for 18 years and rose from the rank of Inspector to Superintendent, has left her position as the head of Public Affairs at the Volta Regional Command to pursue personal goals. Mrs. Tenge has held various public relations roles during her tenure with the Police […]

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