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Two suspects arrested over robbery at Future Global Mines
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Two suspects arrested over robbery at Future Global Mines

The police have arrested two suspects in connection with an alleged robbery at the Future Global Resource Mines. Derrick Kwabena and Daniel Ofori were among those who attacked the company's gold room at about 0220 hours and are currently on the run. Derrick was arrested on the spot as police responded to a distress call, whilst Daniel was apprehended later in Bogoso in a Toyota Hilux Pickup with registration number GN 3020-17. Police recovered gold concentrate in a fertiliser sack, as well as a foreign firearm with five rounds of ammunition. Five BB cartridges, a cutlass and a talisman were also found in the vehicle. Derrick and Daniel, as well as all the seized items, are being held at the Tarkwa Regional Police Headquarters to assist in investigations. Mean...
Two jailed 40 years for robbery
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Two jailed 40 years for robbery

An Accra Circuit Court sentenced two people to 20 years in prison each for robbing a Best 5 Company Limited sales agent of GHC303,035 at gunpoint. Samuel Quansah alias Amobi, a herbalist, and Stephen Acheampong, a driver, pled guilty to robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery. Quansah was additionally charged with possession of arms and ammunition without authority. The court presided over by Mr Isaac Addo convicted them on their own plea and sentenced them to 20 years imprisonment on each charge. However, sentences will run concurrently.Emmanuel Etsiwa aka Tsampana, an accomplice and resident of Enyanmaim in the Central Region, is said to be at large. The prosecution led by Chief Inspector Jonas Lawer said the complainants are Ali Mousa Dagher, a sales representative of B...
Wassa Agona: Police arrest four suspects for robbery and murder
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Wassa Agona: Police arrest four suspects for robbery and murder

The Ghana Police Service have arrested four persons suspected to be involved in a robbery incident at Wassa Agona in the Western Region. The four are said to have attacked a fuel filling station and murdered a security guard in the early hours of Saturday, 28th January 2023. The suspects, Francis Ebuka, Wisdom Justway, Samuel Chibuzor and Kinglsy Okechuku alias Kofi Kingsly in the course of the robbery also subjected the fuel attendants to severe beatings and made away with an unspecified amount of money together with the filling station’s CCTV Digital Video Recorder (DVR) and mobile phones belonging to the victims. Upon receiving information concerning the robbery attack, Police patrol teams within the catchment area mobilized and proceeded to the scene and in the course...
Welder accused of robbery granted bail 
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Welder accused of robbery granted bail 

A 31-year-old welder, who allegedly robbed a driver of GHS 10,500.00, which was his one-week sales, and bolted, has been granted bail by an Accra Circuit Court.  Cephas Bortey, charged with robbery, pleaded not guilty.  The Court presided over by Mrs. Rosemary Baah Tosu admitted the accused person to bail in the sum of GH₵100,000.00 with two sureties.  The case has been adjourned to February 14, 2023.  Police Inspector W. B. Kwafo, prosecuting, told the Court that the complainant was a driver and resided in Nungua, while the accused person was a resident of Nungua Traditional Council Area.  The prosecution said on January 3, 2023, at about 2230 hours, the complainant and his mate took passengers from Accra Post Office to Nungua, and on reaching Teshie Mobil, the c...
Police grab three in connection with Kasoa Mobile Money robbery
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Police grab three in connection with Kasoa Mobile Money robbery

Police intelligence operations have led to the arrest of three suspects said to have been involved in a mobile money robbery at Kasoa on Tuesday, December 20. Police investigations so far indicate that the suspects, armed with a pump-action gun concealed in a baby diaper sack, attacked and shot a mobile money merchant, at his business centre. According to the police, the suspects were so heartless that as the victim attempted to flee for his life they pursued him, shot him from behind and robbed him of an unspecified amount of money. “Painstaking investigation and intelligence operations led to the retrieval of a pump-action and the arrest of suspects, Michael Otu, alias Rider, Godfred Okine and Asaa Faisal alias Commander, who has been described by the other suspects as the ...
Police to reduce robbery response time to 10 minutes, deploy over 2,000 personnel and motorbike on highways – Dampare
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Police to reduce robbery response time to 10 minutes, deploy over 2,000 personnel and motorbike on highways – Dampare

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Dr. George Akuffo Dampare says the Police Service is working to reduce robbery response time to 10 minutes across the country. According to him, the initiative will be boosted with the deployment of over 2,000 personnel and motorbikes across highways in the country in the coming days. Speaking at a public lecture on Policing at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), the IGP said the service is committed to its responsibility of protecting lives and properties in the country. “We want to reduce robbery and crime response time to 10 minutes across the country. We believe this is possible, and it will be done. When was the last time you heard of robberies on the major highways in the country? The police have men patr...
G/A: Police are looking for suspects in the Achiaman robbery
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G/A: Police are looking for suspects in the Achiaman robbery

The Ghana police are on the lookout for robbers who attacked a company in Achiaman a suburb of Amasaman in Accra. One person died and two others were injured in the process. THE POLICE ARE ON A MANHUNT TO ARREST SOME ROBBERS WHO ATTACKED A COMPANY AT ACHIAMAN IN AMASAMAN, ACCRA. IN THE PROCESS ONE PERSON DIED AND TWO OTHERS SUSTAINED INJURIES.WE WISH TO ASSURE THE PUBLIC THAT WE WILL SURELY GET THE ROBBERS ARRESTED TO FACE JUSTICE. PIC.TWITTER.COM/HFRNPVD9V1— GHANA POLICE SERVICE (@GHPOLICESERVICE) JULY 21, 2022 The Police assure the public that we will surely get the robbers arrested to face justice.
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Bullion Vans attacks: Two more persons charged, remanded

The two, General Constable Nelson Tetteh and Badu Zakari alias Rasta, a mechanic were arraigned on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. In court on Tuesday, the previous charge sheet was amended and all the six persons including five police constables charged before the Circuit Court 10 presided over by Her Honour Mrs. Evelyn Asamoah. Constable Yaro Afisu Ibrahim and Constable Albert Ofosu aka Cypher have pleaded not guilty to the charge of attempted robbery. While the remaining four – G/Constable Richard Boadu aka Osor, G/Constable Rabiu Jambedu, G/Constable Nelson Tetteh, and Badu Zakari have also denied the charge of abetment. They have been remanded into lawful custody to reappear on June 2. The court has ordered the prosecution led by DSP Sylvester Asare to file its disclosures ...
Motor Mechanic Jailed For Robbery
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Motor Mechanic Jailed For Robbery

The Juaben Circuit Court in the Ashanti Region presided over by Rose Marie Afua Asante, has sentenced a 25-year-old mechanic to 21 years’ imprisonment in hard labour. The convict, Awudu Eliasu, was jailed on his own plea of guilty to two counts of conspiracy to commit robbery and robbery, contrary to sections 23 (1) and 149 of Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29) and contrary to section 149 of Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29) respectively. His three other accomplices: Moses, Café and Mamuda are, however, at large and are being pursued by the police. Presenting the facts of the case to the court, Chief Inspector Kofi Adzogble, who led the prosecution, said the accused persons on February 3, this year, conspired to rob one Abdul Nasir, a teacher of his Suzuki motorcycle wit...
Suspected killers of Mfantseman MP jailed 20 years for robbery
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Suspected killers of Mfantseman MP jailed 20 years for robbery

Four persons suspected to be involved in the murder of the former Member of Parliament for the Mfantseman constituency, Ekow Quansah Hayford have been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment each. The four were convicted and jailed for a separate robbery incident they were involved in weeks after the murder of the former legislator. According to the police, the convicts will be made to face the courts again for the charge of murder of the deceased MP. The Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service, COP Ken Yeboah said while the police were investigating the October 2020 killing of the former MP, they received information about a robbery incident on the Jakobo-Obuasi highway on 11th May 2021. Four of the robbers were arrested by ...