5 daughters of late Coach Herbert Addo forced to spend weekend in cells

5 daughters of late Coach Herbert Addo forced to spend weekend in cells

-Five daughters of the late Coach Herbert Addo have spent a night in police cells over a dispute with their stepmother

-The five, arraigned before court, were ordered to provide sureties for their bail on Friday.

-After providing the 10 sureties, they could not locate the police officer handling the case and had to remain in custody

Five sisters, all daughters of the late Ghanaian Coach, Herbert Addo, were detained at the Adenta Police Station over the weekend following a family dispute.

The five, YEN.com.gh understands, had been involved in an altercation with their stepmother and the case had landed in court.

Being a family issue, the judge at the Adenta Magistrate Court advised thato the matter be settled at home with both parties agreeing to report back to the court on March 14.

The five daughters of the late Coach Herbert Addo have spent the weekend in cells over dispute with heir stepmother

The late Coach Herbert Addo with his daughters

The ladies were thus asked to provide two sureties each in order to be bailed.

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But when their sureties arrived at about 11:00am last Friday, the police officer handling the case who had taken the five sisters back to the police station, 'vanished'.

According to one Elliot Agyare, who described himself as an uncle of the ladies, they [the sureties] waited until 6 pm without any trace of the officer as she had her phones switched off.

Mr Agyare who suspected a deliberate attempt by the police to teach his nieces "a lesson", wondered why the District Police Commander did not use his discretion to ensure that the court's order was followed.

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He hinted of a possible petition to higher authorities over the 'unlawful' detention of his nieces.

The five sisters were released on a temporary bail on Saturday with the processes expected to be completed today.

The late coach Herbert Addo passed away in March, 2017, aged 66 years.

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Since his passing there has been confusion over his estate as his children battle his widow, whom he married a few months before his death, over his assets.

Coach Addo was a succesful coach and was one of two to have won the Ghana Premier League with two different clubs.

He had stints with Hearts of Oak, Asante Kotoko, Aduana Stars and also the Black Stars and Black Meteors among others.

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