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ACP Agodzor denied bail.

The Accra High Court today dismissed the bail application by ACP Benjamin Agordzor. ACP Agordzor is facing trial for an alleged plot to overthrow the government.

The Lawyers of the Police officer filed for a bail application when their client (ACP Agordzor) was remanded in Police custody on November 8, 2019.

The Lawyers of the accussed in the court today, argued that their client was yet to be charged for any crime and for that matter the court should overturn the dicision of the district court to remand their client pending investigations. They demanded the immediate release of their client because detaining their client in Police custody was unlawful.

The Prosecutors however argued that the release ACP Agordzor from Police custody could result in the inteferance of the case since he was in the capacity to influence proceedings.

The juge ruled to dismiss the bail application by ACP Agordzor and ordered he be sent back to Police Custody.

The High Court last week also dismissed the bail application by the other seven accused person facing trial to topple the government which is in connection with the case of ACP Agordzor.

Lawyers of the accused after the ruling by court expressed their disapponment in the court and said their client was being victimized because the charges against him are frivilous and baseless.

ACP Agordzor is set to go back to the court on 20th November, 2019.

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Fans storm pitch after Black Stars win. [video]

The Black Stars showed an impressive performance against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in the 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifier at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.

In their quest to bring back the love of football to the country, the Black Stars showed an impressive performance against the South Africans. The journey towards this match saw the national team players engaging with the local people in the Central Region.

The Ministry of Sports also revised the gate fees for the match in a bid to encourage more fans to show up at the stadium and the fans did not disappoint. The stadium was filled to capacity and the hopeful fans expected nothing but the best from the Black Stars.

Thomas Partey broke the deadlock on the 36th minute after the South African goalkeeper had put up a show-stopping performance to deny the stars at goal.

The Black Stars built up their momentum in the second half and piled a lot of pressure on the Bafana Bafana but failed to put the ball in the net. On the 80th minute, debutant Mohammed Kudus scored a magnificent goal to give the Black Stars a 2 – 0 lead.

After the final whistle, the excited fans stormed the pitch to congratulate the players. The number of people who got onto the field was overwhelming and the players had to be rushed to the dressing room and the security team had to disperse the spectators.

Comparing the Cape Coast Stadium to other national stadiums in the country, it is easier for any fan to get onto the pitch at any time since there is no fence around the inner perimeter. It is high time the government checks to prevent any unforeseen circumstance. Before the match came to an end, a young man identified as Awal Suleman invaded also invaded the pitch and was arrested by the security personnel.

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Ashanti: Police butcher driver, 33 in Adomfe.

The incident is said to have happened on Tuesday.

Some residents at Adomfe in Asante Akyem South District who witnessed the incident have been narrating the incident in separate radio interviews on how the said policemen allegedly beat and butchered the driver.

Speaking to Accra based Starr FM, for instance, an eyewitness said about seven police officers with three in uniform stormed the area for an operation and had an altercation with the deceased.

They were said to have pushed him to the ground, kicked and punched him in the face before some of the policemen started butchering him with a machete.

The Assembly Man for the area, Samuel Kofi Boadu told Starr FM that the policemen who were on patrol were reportedly searching for one Mr Kankam and another Yaa Yaa who live in the area.

He said since they did not find these individuals, they ransacked their homes and did not find anything as well.

He said when they were returning from the girl’s place, they met two guys and grabbed them.

One of them is said to have asked what he had done, and in trying to explain, they started beating him up, and one of the policemen went to the patrol vehicle and took a machete to attack him.

He said after cutting the person, those around there started approaching the police, and on realizing that the mob was increasing they started giving out warning shots, about and put the victims in the patrol vehicle and sped off. 

Mr. Boadu said he called the district police commander to find out but got notified that no police personnel was deployed to the area.

The District Police Commander for the area, Superintendent Anyani Andrews has since confirmed the incident and explained that the policemen involved are not from his station, but from the Konongo Division.

credit: Starr.com.gh