Month: June 2017

We won’t allow Ghana to be plunged into lawlessness – IGP

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) says the police administration will not sit by while the country degenerates into lawlessness. Mr David Asante Apeatu said the police will deal with all “social deviants” who perpetuate “cowardly” acts of impunity. Speaking at the National Police Command Conference in Kumasi Thursday, the police boss said lawless people who claim to be members of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) will not be allowed to hold Ghana to ransom. “Why have we degenerated in our culture and tradition to such low levels in the era of our democracy where the rule of law and human dignity is supposed to be enhanced?” Mr Apeatu […]

Publish list of deleted beneficiaries – Minority challenges YEA

The Minority in Parliament is daring the Youth Employment Agency to publish the list of some 16,839 beneficiaries whose names were deleted last week. The opposition lawmakers said they are convinced the deletion exercise was deliberately done to rid the payroll of persons employed by the past administration. At a news conference in Accra Thursday, Deputy Minority leader, James Avedzi said there is no evidence to back the Agency’s claim that the affected beneficiaries are ‘ghosts’. “We are placing on record the Justin Kodua Frimpong management is complicit in the numbers being thrown into the media as ghosts,” he said. The Acting Chief Executive Officer of YEA, Justin Frimpong announced […]

NPP’s Abronye DC quits

Kwame Baffoe, popularly known as Abronye DC, the Brong Ahafo regional youth organiser of the New Patriotic Party, has resigned from the task force set up by government to retrieve state properties including cars in the hands of private individuals. According to him, some officials at the Flagstaff House, the seat of government, are piling pressure on members of the task force to return the seized cars to persons from whom the cars were confiscated. A livid Abronye DC on Asempa FM’s Ekosii Sen programme Thursday June 15 that the exercise would be a futile one because government officials supposed to be supporting the retrieval of state cars are rather […]

Late Major Mahama’s phone retrieved from room of two suspects

Contrary to reports that Major Maxwell Adam Mahama was only lynched by angry residents of Denkyira-Obuasi in the Central Region, reports reaching DAILY GUIDE indicate that the army officer was rather struck down by bullets. According to autopsy conducted on the late army commander, his assailants shot him twice before lynching him. Two bullets were lodged in his body, a pathologist at the 37 Military Hospital who conducted the autopsy, discovered. Major Mahama also suffered a fractured skull when the crowd descended upon him with cudgels, clubs, cement blocks and other deadly weapons. The three people suspected to have fired the gunshots are now at large. Police have declared 12 […]

Denkyira-Boase DCE Fired

The District Chief Executive for Denkyira-Boase in the Central region Daniel Appianing has been relieved of his post, has learnt. It is unclear the reason for his dismissal, but Starr News sources say it is linked to his comments following the killing of Captain Maxwell Mahama by residents of the Boase Township Monday. Mr. Appianing, who is the current NPP constituency chairman for Upper Denkyira West, has maintained in media interviews that the slain soldier was part of a military team protecting Chinese illegal miners in the community, . “There is a large number of military personnel protecting the Chinese and the lynched soldier is alleged to be part […]

Seven suspects in Captain Mahama’s lynching remanded

Cape Coast, June 1, GNA – Seven persons arrested in connection with the lynching of Captain Maxwell Adam Mahama were on Thursday remanded into prison custody by a Cape Coast Magistrate’s court. The plea of the suspects who have been charged with murder were not taken and would remain in custody till Monday June 19 for the police to further conduct investigations into the matter. Two of the suspects, William Baah, the Assembly member and one Yaw Anor turned themselves in to the Diaso Police and were subsequently arrested while the others were arrested upon intelligence gathered by the Police. The counsel for the accused persons, George Benard Shaw did […]