My son was killed - Mother of dead main suspect in UG's Prof. Benneh's murder alleges

My son was killed - Mother of dead main suspect in UG's Prof. Benneh's murder alleges

Madam Talata Nona, the mother of late James Womba has spoken following her sons death

According to her, Womba might have been poisoned or harassed to death

James Nana Womba was named as the prime suspect in the murder of University of Ghana's Law lecturer, Professor Emmanuel Benneh

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Madam Talata Nona, the mother of the deceased prime suspect, James Nana Womba, in the murder of Professor Emmanuel Yaw Benneh, has spoken following her son's demise.

In a report sighted by on Madam Nona indicated that she was as a loss as to how her healthy and fit son passed away.

According to Madam Nona she saw her son for the last time on October 12, 2020, and nothing showed that his health was deteriorating.

My son was killed - Mother of dead main suspect in UG's Prof Benneh murder alleges
James Womba and Professor Benneh. Source: Dailygraphic
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During the said last meeting, Madam Nona said she gave Womba some money and engaged him in a conversation and left him.

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Madam Nona added that her son knew nothing about Professor Benneh's murder so she kept assuring him that he would soon be vindicated.

Womba’s mum revealed that even though her son is reported to have passed away on October 17, she was informed about it two clear days after.

According to her, some four armed men policemen visited her at about 10 am and informed her about her son's passing.

Madam Talata said her son's girlfriend was the one who informed her that Womba had taken ill and that someone had given him some fried rice some days ago.

She went on to allege that her son might have been poisoned through the food or that he had been harassed so much that it led to his death.

The grieved mother of two said Womba was the only breadwinner of the family noting that he was a driver, plumber and electrical engineer at different times all in a bid to make ends meet to feed the family.

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She went on to recount the relationship between her late son and his late boss indicating that they had worked together for more than a year and 6 months.

Womba was named as the main suspect in the death of UG's Professor Emmanuel Benneh. earlier reported that James Nana Womba died at the Police Hospital in Accra on Saturday, October 17, 2020.

According to a report sighted by on, the police indicated that Womba had been sick for a while following his arrest.

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