Ghana Police Service Gets Fingerprint Scanners The Ghana Police Service has automated the Fingerprint Unit of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), as part of efforts to fight crime. With the automation, verifying fingerprints to ensure speedy investigations and background checks on suspected criminals can now be done within a day or two.
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Kumasi- Fake Police Officer Remanded For Fraud A 39-year-old lady who posed as a police officer and swindled a pensioner of his GH¢2,500.00 under the guise of securing a visa for his son to travel to Canada has been remanded into prison custody by a Kumasi Circuit Court. Nancy Opoku is facing charges of conspiracy, defrauding by false pretences and […]
DSP Tehoda Withdraws Suit Against Senior Police Officers Embattled Police Chief, Gifty Tehoda has withdrawn a contempt application against two senior Police Officers. The suspended Police chief took legal action against COP Rose Bio Atinga and Chief Superintendent Nantogmah Yakubu Aggrey.
Northern Region- Mob Beats Policeman For Enforcing Law A group of civilians in a mob-like fashion on Tuesday afternoon severely beat up a policeman, who tried to arrest a motor rider for nearly knocking down his colleague.
Walewale- Students Set Police Station Ablaze Reports from Walewale in Northern Region indicate the Walewale district police station has been set ablaze by supposed students of the Walewale Senior High Technical school. This was in protest against the arrest of two of their colleagues on Monday.
Ghana Police trains SWAT team to fight terrorism. The first batch of one hundred and forty (140) police officers has ended a month’s intensive training in Specialized Training Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) at the Ho Police Training School. Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan said, the Police are ready to safeguard the country against any form of terrorist attacks. Speaking […]
Eastern Region- Police Detain Boy, 15, For Befriending A Girl A 15-year-old junior high school (JHS) pupil of Agormanya, near Akuse in the Eastern Region, had the shock of his life last Saturday after he had been subjected to severe assault by the father of a female pupil he is alleged to have befriended. The boy was also detained at […]
Obuasi- Robber Shot Dead, Two Others Wounded Police shot dead a suspected armed robber and wounded two others during a shoot-out at Asonkore, a suburb of Obuasi in the Ashanti Region, on Thursday night. The robbers, numbering four, had attacked a gold dealer at Asonkore before police reacted to a distress call to save the victim.
Ashanti Region- Policeman Beaten To Death The Ashanti Regional Police have mounted a search for the arrest of a group of young men who allegedly beat up a policeman at Keniago in the Amansie West District in the Ashanti Region, resulting in his death. The deceased, identified as Lance Corporal Eric Akoi, suffered various degrees of head and body injuries […]
Police In Obuasi Assure Public Of Safety The Obuasi Divisional Police Command has assured residents in the Obuasi Municipality and its surrounding communities of adequate security and protection in spite of the recent robberies in the area. The Divisional Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Mr Berchie Dwomfuor, who gave the assurance in an interview, said the area was safe […]
Police Must End Shoot-to-kill Strategy The Member of Parliament for the Effutu constituency, Alex Afenyo Markin is calling for an end to what seems like a policy of shoot-to-kill in combating crime. This follows the killing of two Police officers in Winneba in the Central Region after they were mistaken for armed robbers. According to the lawmaker, the Police will […]
Police Will Maintain Presence For A Week The Director of Operations of the Ghana Police Service, Mr John Kudalor, has said the service will maintain its presence on the ground for one more week after the Supreme Court’s judgement on the 2012 presidential election petition. He told the Daily Graphic that the police had planned to stay on the ground […]