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Daniel Asiedu killed J.B. Danquah Adu – Investigator states in Court

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An investigator, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Retired Daniel Nkrumah, testified before an Accra High Court that Daniel Asiedu, also known as Sexy Dondon, killed J. B. Danquah Adu, a former member of parliament for Abuakwa North.

Asiedu’s presence at the crime site was amply demonstrated, according to ASP Nkrumah.

In an Accra High Court, under cross-examination by Mr. Yaw Dankwa, the defense attorney for Asiedu and Vincent Bossu (also known as Junior Agogo), ASP Nkrumah made this statement.

Daniel Asiedu is being detained on suspicion of killing the former MP for Abuakwa North at his Shaishie home in Accra in 2016.

The murder and robbery charges that have been brought against Asiedu have been refuted. Bossu and Asiedu are accused of plotting to commit robbery and other crimes. Bossu entered a not guilty plea to the accusation.

ASP Nkrumah refuted claims that by identifying the assassin of J.B. Danquah Adu, he had let the people of Ghana and the accused people down.

“I am in court to tell the truth. It was the first accused person (Daniel Asiedu) who killed J.B Danquah Adu. Per our investigations, the killer was found, and it was no other than the first accused person (Asiedu).”

While disputing the defense attorney’s assertion that he witnessed the former MP’s death, the case investigator persisted in holding Asiedu accountable for the crime.

He also refuted the defense attorney’s claim that if he and the Ghana Police Service hadn’t connected the MP’s killing to Asiedu, the agency would have been in disarray.

ASP Nkrumah informed the court that Assistant Commissioner of Police Daniel Abandoe dispatched a squad of police to the crime scene as soon as the murder case was made public.

The witness clarified that in addition to serving as the lead investigator, he also served as the crime scene recorder. He said that the group had several functions in the now-defunct home.

The “exact time that the deceased body was conveyed from his house to the mortuary” was unknown to ASP Nkrumah.

The deceased came home on the day of the incident between 11:00 and 11:50 p.m., the investigator told the court.

The investigator was then notified by Defence Counsel that a security officer named Apraku had made a statement stating that the deceased had returned home at one in the morning on the day of the occurrence.

ASP Nkrumah said that the discrepancies did not call into question the veracity of the witness when the defense attorney questioned the case investigator over the deceased’s arrival time on the day of the incident.

He informed the court that a late MP relative recognized the MP’s body when the crew brought it to the mortuary and reported it to the police.

Mrs. Justice Lydia Osei Marfo, presiding over the court, has postponed the case to Thursday, February 22, 2024.

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