The suspect arrested for allegedly killing
Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North
constituency, Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu, has
told investigators that he went into the MP’s
house to steal but ended up killing him in self-
According to the charge sheet, the suspect,
Daniel Asiedu, 19, said “he went there to steal
but in the process, the deceased woke up and
held him.
He said in a struggle with the deceased, he
pulled out his knife and stabbed him several
times before he became weak and fell down.
JB Danquah was killed in his residence about a week ago at Shiashie in Accra, where he lived
with his family.
The Police after thorough investigations
arrested Daniel Asiedu last Thursday, after
which he confessed that his commits the crime.
He was sent to court on Tuesday, February 16,
where he has been charged with murder.
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
“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
“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 alsmost
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,” it added.

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