Police pick up private security guard for questioning

Police pick up private security guard for questioning

- Police have picked up one private security guard for questioning over the killing of J.B Danquah

- The guard claims he never heard of the attack

- NPP MP for Abuakwa North has been stabbed to death by unknown assilants.

- He was killed Tuesday dawn at his residence in Accra.

- Police are investigating his death.

Police pick up private security guard for questioning

Abuakwa North MP, J.B. Danquah (late)

Police in the Greater Accra Region have picked up one private security guard, and another resident for questioning, following the murder of the Abuakwa North MP, J.B. Danquah.

The security man was at post when the incident happened Tuesday dawn at the MP's residence. Reports indicate that the security guard claimed not to have heard about the scuffle and struggle between the MP and his assailants.

The police confirmed his death Tuesday morning, but could not immediately confirmed whether it was a robbery attack.

Police pick up private security guard for questioning

JB Danquah's security man on the left

He was killed Tuesday dawn at his residence at Shiashie in the capital, Accra.

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The police are currently at his residence and investigations have begun.

The Ghanaian opposition legislator was the grandson of late J.B Danquah, a Ghanaian statesman, pan-Africanist, scholar and historian, who played a significant role in pre- and post-colonial Ghana.

Danquah was a chartered accountant and a deputy women and children’s affairs minister under the John Agyekum Kufuor administration.

He would have been 51 in July. He left behind a wife and two children.

 

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