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General News of Wednesday, 5 June 2019


NHIS official arrested in Yendi with ammunitions remanded

A Tamale High Court presided over by Justice Richard Kogyapwah has remanded into prison custody the 37-year-old man arrested last Sunday on-board a Metro Mass Transit bus at Yendi with ten boxes containing 250 cartridges.

The suspect, Mohammed Gushie, who is an official of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), was arrested on his way to Chereponi in the North East Region.

He was charged with possessing of ammunition without a valid permit.

In court Tuesday, Mr. Gushie pleaded not guilty to the charge, but was remanded into prison custody to reappear on Monday, June 17.