Prof Benneh murder: Second accused person at Korle-Bu for treatment

Prof Benneh murder: Second accused person at Korle-Bu for treatment

- The second accused person in the murder case of Legon's Professor Benneh has taken ill

- According to the prosecution, Opambour Nkansah is set to undergo a critical operation in the hospital

- The first accused person, James Womba is reported to have died while in police custody

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Opambour Agya Badu Nkansah, the second accused person in the murder of Professor Yaw Benneh, is also reported to be suffering a medical condition.

According to a report sighted by YEN.com.gh on Ghanaweb, the second suspect would receive some treatment at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital on November 25, 2020.

Emmanuel Larbi, the lawyer for Opambour made this known during a court session and prayed the court to have his client transferred to a different hospital.

Prof Benneh murder: Second accused person at Korle-Bu for treatment

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This, according to the lawyer was because his client was not being properly cared for.

The court presided over by Her Worship Ama Adomah Kwakye, of the Kaneshie District Court therefore asked the prosecution to provide a medical report in the shortest possible time before she went ahead to adjourn the case.

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The accused person was absent from court on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, and it moved the judge to make the adjournment call.

The prosecutor in the case told the court that the accused person is still receiving treatment.

According to the prosecutor, the second accused person would receive special treatment at Korle-Bu on November 25.

He told the court that the accused person was responding to treatment.

The mother of the accused person corroborated the point of prosecution and told the court that her son is responding to treatment.

The case has been adjourned to December 8, 2020.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that James Nana Womba, the lead suspect in the murder of University of Ghana's Law lecturer, Professor Yaw Benneh, died at the Police Hospital in Accra on Saturday, October 17, 2020.

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

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The report went on to add that Womba was rushed to the Police Hospital in Accra for treatment.

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Source: Yen Newspaper

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