Crime & Punishment of Saturday, 16 January 2021
The Demo Decide of the alleged killers of J.B. Danquah Adu, the late Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North, on Friday appealed to legal professionals at the Legal Assist Plan to acquire up the mantle of defending the suspects in the case.
Justice Lydia Osei Marfo was shocked that legal professionals had been managing absent from defending the suspects.
“I obstacle attorneys at the Lawful Support Plan to consider up this circumstance and defend the suspects. You wouldn’t know. You could close becoming famous afterwards,”
“This is just like the normal murder circumstances that you have been defending,” Justice Marfo reported, citing the case of Law firm Martin Kpebu as a person who took up certain matters and now his title was remaining outlined almost everywhere, especially in the authorized fraternity.
The courtroom reported the Authorized Assist was nonetheless to appoint a new law firm for the accused.
In the course of the result in of proceedings, the Ghana Information Agency observed that Daniel Asiedu, aka Captivating Dondon, lifted his palms a number of moments so he could be heard by the Choose.
The demo decide, who seen the act, having said that told the accused that the court docket was not heading to listen to him nowadays but at the upcoming adjourned date.
The situation had been adjourned to February 11.
The accused persons, Asiedu and Vincent Bossu, have been remanded into jail custody by the courtroom.
They have been jointly billed with conspiracy to commit crime to wit robbery. Asiedu is facing additional cost of murder. Their pleas have not been taken.
The two are standing trial for their alleged involvement in the murder of the previous legislature at his residence at Shaishie, Accra in