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97 suspected criminals arrested by Accra police

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A total of 97 suspected criminals have been arrested by the Accra Police following their suspected involvement in various criminal activities within the Region.

In the early hours of Tuesday and Wednesday, after continuous operations at Baatsona, La, Amasaman, Nungua, Korlebu, and Dansoman, the Police successfully conducted an intelligence-based swoop in some criminal hideouts.

The areas raided in Baatsona for example included Cambodia, Lashibi and Community 18, whereas some ghettos in Dansoman were also identified.

The Police also retrieved some quantities of dried leaves suspected to be narcotic drugs together with 20 laptops and 16 mobile phones all suspected to be stolen items.

The arrested suspects have been detained in Police custody as they await to be screened.

Those found culpable will be arraigned before court soon.

 

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Jerry Rawlings To Bury Mom on Saturday

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The late mother of former President Jerry John Rawlings, Madam Victoria Agbotui will be laid to rest on Saturday, 24th October in Dzelukope in the Volta region.

She died on the 24th of September after a short illness.  She was 101 years old.

There will be a pre-burial service at the forecourt of the statehouse in her honor. The body will then be taken to Ketasco school park in Keta.

The family also announced that the dress code will be an all-white attire for the mourners and sympathizers.

 

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I Will Use Half My Salary To Establish A Football Team In My Constituency – John Dumelo Pledges If Elected As MP

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Political aspirant John Dumelo is trying to convince his constituents to vote him into power in the coming election.

He pledged to set up a football team in Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency if he’s voted into parliament on the ticket of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC).

When I enter Parliament, I’ve give half of my salary to Ayawaso West Wuogon. The first thing I’ll do with that 50% [of my salary] is to establish a football team in Aywaso West Wuogon,” he said.

Speaking on how he’ll achieve the many promises he has made, Dumelo said he will donate half of his salary as an MP to the constituency if he’s voted for.

We are tired of playing gala every time. It’s time to create the West Wuogon football club so that the footballers here can also get the opportunity to play in the Premier League and also go abroad.”

This is one of the many thing the actor cum politician has promised to do when he’s voted as MP for Ayawaso West Wuogon. Until his intention to become MP, we never knew Dumelo could be so kind to his constituents.

 

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Electoral Commission clears 12 out of 17 to contest December 7 presidential elections

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Chairperson for the Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC), Madam Jean Mensah has officially announced the disqualification of five flagbearers clearing 12 others for the 2020 December 7 presidential elections.

The five who have been disqualified are in the person of Kwesi Addai Odike, Kofi Koranteng, Kofi Game, Kwesi Busumbru, and Nana Agyenim Boateng.

The Chair of the EC, Jean Mensa said in a media briefing on Monday, October 19, 2020, that there were issues with the forms of the disqualified persons.

She further noted that the Commission will report those that centre on criminality to the Ghana Police Service for further investigations.

In all, 12 aspirants were qualified to contest the elections.

Check out the list of all 12 aspirants who will be contesting in the 2020 Presidential elections;

  1. Alfred Asiedu Walker
  2. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
  3. Christian Kwabena Andrews
  4. Brigitte Akosua Dzogbenuku
  5. John Dramani Mahama
  6. Akua Donkor
  7. Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings
  8. Hassan Ayariga
  9. Ivor Kobina Greenstreet
  10. Henry Herbert Lartey
  11. Kofi Akpaloo
  12. David Apasera
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