Driver of murdered ports manager appears before a court

Driver of murdered ports manager appears before a court

- Amos Apraku, the driver of the murdered GPHA manager, Josephine Asante, has appeared before a magistrate court

- His footprints as well as his fingerprints have been sampled for forensic examination

- He is scheduled to reappear before the court on Thursday, Fenruary 14, 2019

Some employees of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) could not help but break down in tears as Amos Apraku, the driver of GPHA’s murdered public affairs manager, Josephine Asante, showed up in court.

According to, Apraku was put before the Tema Development Corporation Magistrate Court on Thursday, January 31, 2019.

Apraku, who is a complainant in the case against Christian Agyei, a house help of his deceased boss, was allegedly picked at his Saki residence in the Kpone-Katamanso municipality a few days after Agyei appeared in court on January 17, 2019.

Faces of two men

The suspects, Amaos Apraku and Christian Agyei Source: Supplied
Source: UGC

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The court presided over by Mrs Akosua Agyepong, adjourned the case for him to reappear on February 14, 2019.

The prosecutor, Inspector Beatrice Ayeh, informed the court that Apraku’s foot and fingerprints have been sent to the police forensic laboratory for analysis.

Some employees of the GPHA, especially the drivers, were present at court to lend their support to their colleague. understands that some of them shed tears when they saw Apraku, who was in handcuffs, being led to a waiting van.

The prosecution also applied for an order from the court, directing the police forensic laboratory for samples of foot and fingerprints from Christian Agyei, the house help of the deceased, and this was granted.

The late Asante was allegedly killed in her room on Saturday, January 12, 2019, after she had returned from a staff party.

She would be laid to rest on Saturday, March 16, 2019.

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