Central region

Central region records increase in fires in 2021

The Central Regional Command of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) recorded a marginal increase in fires from 611 in 2020 to 624 in 2021. According to the Service, 40% of the fires, which were mostly domestic, bushfires, vehicular, industrial and commercial collisions, were extinguished before firefighters arrived. Assistant Commissioner of Fire (ACFO) John Amartey, […]

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Central region records marginal increase in fires

40% of fires were extinguished before firefighters arrived The Central Regional Command of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) recorded a marginal increase in fires from 611 in 2020 to 624 in 2021. According to the Service, 40% of the fires, which were mostly domestic, bushfires, vehicular, industrial and commercial collisions, were extinguished before firefighters […]

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Police to flush out 13 crimes endemic in central region

The Central Regional Police Command has pledged to work diligently to tackle the 13 most prevalent crimes on the rise in the region. These are; murder, theft, defilement, rape, kidnapping, illegal mining, human trafficking, assault, lawlessness, chiefdom conflicts, theft, traffic accidents and petty theft. He said that for effective policing, the command has divided its […]

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Police to unmask 13 crimes endemic in central region

Some of the police officers captured in a photo during the singing service The Central Regional Police Command has pledged to work diligently to tackle the 13 most prevalent crimes on the rise in the region. These are murder, theft, defilement, rape, kidnapping, illegal mining, human trafficking, assaults, lawlessness, chiefdom conflicts, theft, traffic accidents and […]

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NDC suspends central region communications officer

The central regional branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) suspended Mr. Kwesi Dawood, the regional communications officer, for alleged misconduct. Mr Dawood has been charged with alleged incest with his biological daughter. The wrongful act resulted in a pregnancy which was aborted. Mr. Kojo Quansah, the regional secretary of the NDC, confirmed the suspension […]

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Central region: four teenagers drown in British Komenda

The central regional town of British Komenda was in a state of mourning following the drowning of four teenagers on the beach on Saturday 2 October. Six children went swimming where community leaders say it is an unauthorized place – a place where their sea god rests. Two of them who were rescued were treated […]

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Central region police instruct leaders of transport unions to assess drivers’ psyche

The Central Regional Police Command calls on the region’s transport unions to work on the psyche of commercial drivers in order to reduce their speed and unnecessary overtaking. Regional Police Commander DCOP Kwadwo Antwi Tabi said frequent crashes on the region’s roads, especially on the Accra-Cape Coast highway, could easily be avoided if drivers were […]

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Central region loses 190 accident victims in six months

Many firefighters are traumatized by the many scenes of bloody accidents they encounter This year is barely nine months old, but already 190 lives have been lost in traffic accidents in the Central region between January and July of this year. This figure represents an increase of 45 lives lost compared to the same period […]

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Central region: a man kills his wife and tries to kill himself

Police reported the victim ran away from her home crying for help after being attacked by her husband with a cutlass and then stabbed to death. According to the deputy public relations officer of the Central Regional Police Command, Inspector Isaac Evans Ettie, “the only tenant, upon seeing the situation exhausted and cried out for […]

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Central region police chief involved in road accident in Murang’a

Central Regional Police Commander Titus Karuri was involved in a traffic accident in Kigumo, Murang’a County. Karuri’s vehicle was involved in the accident on the Kangema-Kigumo (Nyoka Nyoka) road. He was taken to nearby Kigumo health center for first aid before being transferred to a city hospital for specialist treatment. The accident happened at Kirere […]

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Stop Riding Commercial Tricycles – Central Region Police to Residents

The Regional Police Central Command urges residents of the region not to frequent tricycles, commonly referred to as “Pragya”, used for commercial activities in the region, particularly in the metropolis of Cape Coast. According to the police, the use of these vehicles for commercial purposes is prohibited by law and the public should not support […]

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Central region police encourage residents to provide voluntary information as they command a police station built by the Church of Pentecost

The Central Regional Police Command has called on residents to assist the Ghana Police Service with credible information that would lead to the arrest of the criminals living among them. The area grabbed the headlines after the murder of Anglican Primary School principal Asepetu at his Cape Coast home. Regional Police Commander DCOP Habiba Twumasi […]

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Man seized by Central Region Police for alleged robbery

flight Central Regional Police Command arrested a 19-year-old boy for an alleged attack in Gomoa Amanda. The suspect, Godwin Quarahie and his accomplice (now at large) allegedly poured a potent pepper-like substance into the eyes of an Okada driver, beat him and stole his motorbike. The suspect along with an accomplice on Sunday, April 25, […]