- The CID unit of the police service have taken over investigations of the murder of the Abuakwa North MP.
- The police have also granted bail to five of the people picked up Tuesday to assist with investigations.
- The police say they suspect foul play and have launched forensic investigations into the case.
The police Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has taken over investigations of the murder of the NPP Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North.
Joseph Boakye Danquah Adu was stabbed to death at his residence in Accra on Tuesday.
The death of the MP has been described by Ghanaians as barbaric and unfortunate, thus the police have urged to find the killer(s).
The investigations which was initially started by the Greater Accra Regional Police command has been handed over to the national CID.
Meanwhile the police have also released five of the six persons picked up yesterday for questioning. The security man at the gate of the late MP is still being held for interrogation.
The late J.B Danquah was 50 years. He left behind a wife and two children.
Danquah was a chartered accountant by profession.
He was a deputy women and children’s affairs minister under the John Agyekum Kufuor administration.
Prior to becoming an MP, he was the Executive Director, Automotive Springs (Ghana) Limited, Accra.