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Man gets 10-year jail term for sodomizing 13-year-old

A 21-year-old tricycle rider and resident of Adagya in the Bosomtwe District of the Ashanti region has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for having unnatural carnage of a Class 6 pupil. The Bekwai Circuit Court heard 13-year-old boy was lured and served with an energy drink by the …

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Police pick up 5 in connection with Mankessim shooting

Police presence in Mankessim during the ‘outdooring’ ceremony The police have picked up five persons in connection with disturbances during the ‘outdooring’ of a Paramount Queenmother, Nana Araba Otua II, in Mankessim in the Central Region last Saturday. According to the Mankessim Divisional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) …

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Over 5,800 basic school leavers in Ghana’s prisons

Basic school leavers top the list of prisoners in the country, according to the Prisons Service’s 2018 Annual Report. The report shows that out of the 9,034 persons who were convicted last year, 5,888 had only completed basic education, while 1,427 had attained secondary or post-basic education. Store The report …

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Lecturer who demanded sex in order to give good marks jailed

A 69-year-old lecturer who demanded sex in exchange for marks has been handed a 3 year jail sentence in a court judgement passed at Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The court heard how Samson Mahimbo was caught naked in a lodging facility while preparing to engage in …

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Defunct Ideal Finance boss Kotei Dzani arrested

The CEO of defunct Ideal Finance Nii Kotei Dzani was on Wednesday arrested by the police for misappropriation of some funds in his care Reliable sources told Starrfm.com.gh that the Council of State member was detained at the Ministries Police Station for some hours before being released on bail. Sources …

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Man arrested for allegedly murdering brother

The suspect was handed over to the police by people believe to be his family members Mr Christopher Kucham, a resident of Dambai-Lakeside in the Krachi East Municipality of the Oti Region has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his younger brother Tanimnui Kucham to death. He was arrested by a …

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Coup plot: High Court denies accused persons bail

The High Court has dismissed a bail application by the seven accused persons facing trial for their alleged plot to topple the government. According to the Judge, Justice George Buadi, none of the accused persons had been detained beyond two months and their arrest and detention are not arbitrary or …

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