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Michael Moncar to be buried on Saturday, April 6

Entertainment of Friday, 5 April 2013 Source: enewsgh Ghanaian actor Michael Moncar, who passed away on March 8, will be buried on Saturday, family sources have told enewsgh.com.Moncar’s body will be laid in state at his Dansoman residence on Saturday morning, followed by a pre-burial service at 9:30am.His mortal remains will then be interred at the Osu Cemetery hours later.The final funeral rites will be held at the Dansoman Toney Park, where the Mr. Foods Restaurant he used to hang out at, is also situated.Friends and well wishers are invited.Until his demise last month, Moncar played a leading role in the local television series ‘Efiewura.’

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Two soldiers arrested for demolition

Two soldiers who clashed with land guards at Dansoman in Accra on Saturday over a disputed land, have been arrested by the police.The two, whose names are being withheld, are alleged to have been hired along with two other soldiers by a private developer to demolish structures on the disputed land at Dansoman Akokorphoto in Accra but they were met with fierce resistance by a group of land guards.But for the timely intervention of the Dansoman Police, there would have been a blood bath between the four soldiers and the land guards.According to the Accra Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Mr Freeman Tettey, a confrontation ensued between the land guards and the soldiers but before matters could get worse, the police rushed to the scene, following a report to them by a concerned resident, to maintain law and order.DSP Tettey said two of the four military men were arrested but the other two managed to escape.He indicated that the two military men had been handed over to the Military High Command for further investigations and possible disciplinary action.He said the police had mounted an intensive search for the arrest of a land guard also hired by the private developer.DSP Tettey said preliminary investigations conducted into the incident revealed that the soldiers had not been authorised to undertake any demolition exercise.He said the disputed land was originally part of the State Farms Project but the government gave it back to the original owners after the project had folded up.

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Two military men arrested

General News of Saturday, 19 January 2013 Source: Joy Online after face-off with land guardsA timely intervention by the Dansoman police halted what would have been a blood bath when four soldiers clashed with land guards at Akokophoto in Dansoman, Saturday.The soldiers were allegedly hired to demolish structures on a disputed land and they moved in with earth breaking machines to begin the demolishing exercise.But persons, said to be land guards resisted the attempts by the four military men and their counterparts.This, eye witnesses say culminated into a serious confrontation between the land guards and military personnel.But for the timely intervention of the police the situation would have been bloody.The Dansoman police who confirmed the incident to Myjoyonline.com said two of the four military men have been arrested with other two bolting away.The Accra Police PRO, DSP Freeman Tettey said the two military men will be handed over to the military high command for further investigation and possible disciplinary action.Checks by Myjoyonline.com indicate the ownership of the land on which the demolishing exercise was to take place has being in dispute with a court placing an injunction on the use of the land until the dispute has been resolved. The land was formally part of the state farms project and was used in rearing poultry until it was released by the state.Its ownership has since been in dispute.The Military men were said to have been hired by one of the factions in the land dispute to embark on the demolishing exercise but were resisted by land guards.

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Two military men arrested after face-off with land guards

A timely intervention by the Dansoman police halted what would have been a blood bath when four soldiers clashed with land guards at Akokophoto in Dansoman, Saturday.The soldiers were allegedly hired to demolish structures on a disputed land and they moved in with earth breaking machines to begin the demolishing exercise.But persons, said to be land guards resisted the attempts by the four military men and their counterparts.This, eye witnesses say culminated into a serious confrontation between the land guards and military personnel.But for the timely intervention of the police the situation would have been bloody.The Dansoman police who confirmed the incident to Myjoyonline.com said two of the four military men have been arrested with other two bolting away.The Accra Police PRO, DSP Freeman Tettey said the two military men will be handed over to the military high command for further investigation and possible disciplinary action.Checks by Myjoyonline.com indicate the ownership of the land on which the demolishing exercise was to take place has being in dispute with a court placing an injunction on the use of the land until the dispute has been resolved.

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Remand Prisoner Conceals Indian Hemp In Sachet Water

A remand prisoner, Nashiru Ibrahim in the Dansoman police cells who attempted to convey into the cell quantities of Indian hemp concealed in two sachets of water, was on Friday sentenced to five years imprisonment by an Accra circuit court.Also in the dock was his accomplice Jennifer Mensah who allegedly brought the drugs concealed in the two sachets of water.Ibrahim, charged with abatement of crime, pleaded guilty whereas Jennifer denied the charge of supplying narcotics.Ibrahim, who is on remand for robbery, explained that he asked Jennifer to give money to someone in exchange of some items which she (Jennifer) was not aware of the content.However he (Ibrahim) knew the content of the items.The court, therefore, admitted Jennifer to a bail sum of GH₵ 10,000.00 with two sureties.According to the court one of the sureties should be a public servant.Jennifer is to reappear before the court, presided over by Mr Francis Obiri, on January 18.Prosecuting, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Reindolph Agyemang told the court that the complainants were two police officers at the Dansoman Police Station.He said on January 4, this year, at about 1500 hours, Jennifer went to the Dansoman Police Station to visit Ibrahim who was in custody on a charge of robbery.DSP Agyemang said shortly after the visit, Ibrahim pleaded with the policemen on duty to release GH₵ 25.00 cedis to Jennifer to enable her to buy some items in town for him.The policemen obliged and in some few minutes, Jennifer returned to the Charge Office with two sachets of water one of which was opened and concealed in a black polythene bag.DSP Agyemang said the two policemen became suspicious and opened the black polythene bag only to find Indian hemp concealed in the bag.Jennifer was therefore arrested and she disclosed that it was Ibrahim who asked him to buy the drugs for him.

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