An Accra magistrate court has remanded Daniel Asiedu, the suspected murderer of former Member of Parliament for the Abuakwa North constituency Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu into police custody.
This follows a submission in court by police prosecutors indicating that they had almost finished with investigations and were preparing to send their docket to the Attorney General’s office for advice on how to proceed
Lawyer for the Augustine Obour since the inception of the case had a on a number of occasion unsuccessful pleaded for a change in the custody of his client who was being kept from the BNI cells to either police or prison cells due to the what they describe as unfair treatment meted out to him.
Daniel Asiedu who is facing charges of murder was arraigned after he was arrested and confessed to the stabbing of the late MP in residence which lead to his death.
How suspect killed JB Danquah
The charge sheet reads that, Daniel Asiedu went to the residence of JB Danquah at about 1:00am with “catapult, a cutter and a sharp knife…[went] through the iron fence at the blind side of the security man who was fast asleep.”
“The suspect picked a ladder in the house and climbed to the porch of the top floor and entered the bed room through the window whilst the deceased was sleeping. Suspect began to search the room but deceased woke up and held him. He stabbed deceased on the right chest above the breast. Deceased held the knife and shouted for help but no one came. The suspect pulled the knife through the deceased hands creating a deep cut in his palm.
“Deceased who was bleeding profusely fell by his bed helpless and the suspect stabbed him again on the right chest below the breast. Suspect realizing that the deceased was almost dead left him and took away his two iPhones and a tablet. Suspect managed to descend from the top to the back of the house and climbed one of the poly tanks in the house and jumped over the electric fence into the adjoining house and escaped,”