DPP Takes Over JB ‘Killers’ Case

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The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has taken over the case of the two persons accused of murdering Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu, the Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North Constituency in the Eastern Region.

According to the prosecutor, Detective Chief Inspector Simon Aporsornu his checks at the Attorney-General Department revealed that the DPP is handling the case.

In court yesterday, the prosecutor told relieving Magistrate, Efua Sackey that the prosecution is awaiting the AG’s advice.

The trial magistrate however adjourned hearing until October 25, 2018.

The accused persons -Daniel Asiedu, 19, aka Sexy Don Don – a phone dealer and Vincent Bosso aka Junior Agogo – a phone repairer are in the cooler over the murder of the legislator fondly called JB.

The accused persons were earlier dragged before the Court two days after an Accra High Court had discharged them over the murder of the legislator.

The Attorney General and Minister for Justice had earlier entered Nolle Prosequi (NP) to drop previous charges against the accused persons in respect of the case which was at the stage of empaneling a seven-member jury for the trial.

By: Jeffrey De-Graft Johnson

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