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Man arrested on his wedding day for alleged robbery



What was supposed to begin a memorable love journey between a groom and his bride, turned to be an embarrassment of a lifetime as the groom midway into the ceremony was arrested by police.

The Wedding Ceremony which was held at the Aldersgate Methodist Church at West Anaji in the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolis on Saturday April 2, 2016 had to end abruptly after policemen besieged the Church’s premises and arrested the groom.

According to the police, the suspect Aaron Ackah 30 was arrested in connection with a robbery case at Aniamote, a popular mining community in the Wassa Amenfi District of the Western Region

He is alleged to have robbed a Chinese Small scale miner of an amount of GH ¢ 18,000 after inflicting multiple knife wounds on the left arm of his victim.

A civilian led the police to the wedding grounds according to Nhyiraba Paa Kwesi Simpson when the couple had just completed exchanging their marital vows.

The officiating minister was just about to usher them into the wearing of ring when two plain-clothed police officers who had been detailed from Bogoso entered suddenly and whisked the groom away after properly identifying himself.

The joy and excitement that had filled the venue of the ceremony was cut short as many of the awe-stricken guests started weeping and wailing.

The bride, Rebecca Buah was reported to have collapsed after the arrest.

The suspect has since been taken to Prestea for further investigations.


Derrick Asare is an Editor for Xbitgh. He love Music, going to the movies, making friends, web designer, computer science major.

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BREAKING NEWS: BoG takes over Unibank



The Bank of Ghana has announced it has taken over the management of private bank, Unibank.

The Governor of the central bank explained at a press conference, the takeover is due to challenges facing the bank. He mentioned weak supervisory standards and weak operations as the cause of the challenges.

Ernest Addison said the bank, adjudged the 6thbest performing company in Ghana at the Ghana Club 100 awards in 2017, provided inaccurate data during the central bank’s effort to resolve the problems last year.

He assured depositors their money is safe, stressing “we are not liquidating the bank, we are saving it.”

The take-over comes weeks after Unibank announced it was taking over adb.
The top management of Unibank are Dr. Kwabena Duffuor II who is Chief Executive Officer, Ekow Nyarko Dadzie-Dennis Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director Owusu-Ansah Awere, Executive Clifford Duke Mettle, Director of Risk Management Kwesi Nkrumah Pimpah.

Photo: CEO Kwabena Duffour II was awarded the most enterprising young executive award in 2017.
The bank’s company secretary is Sylvia Assimeng-Archer, Executive Head of Treasury and Global Trade John Collins Arthur, Executive Head of Corporate Banking Elsie Dansoa Kyereh and Executive Head of Innovations and Business Execution Florence Ohene.

This executive management are expected to give way to new control, KPMG appointed by the central bank.

The bank was founded in 1997 by Kwabena Duffour who later became Finance minister under the Mills administration.
But after 20 years of private management, Kwabena Duffour who is a former Governor of the Bank of Ghana loses control of unibank to his former employers.

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