- In court today, March 14, lawyer for the suspected killer of the Abuakwa North MP says his client is being denied his basic human rights
- But state prosecutor Francis Baah noted before the court the alleged killer is being given the best of care by the security agency
- Daniel Asiedu confessed upon arrest by the police that he was the one who broke into JB Danquah-Adu's bedroom and stabbed him to death
Lawyer for alleged killer of the Abuakwa North constituency MP, JB Danquah-Adu is praying the court to ensure the basic human right of his client is observed by the security agencies.
According to lawyer Augustine Obour, his client still been kept in the small box like prison without giving the opportunity to engage with other prisoners as ordered by the court in the last hearing.
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Daniel Asiedu, the self-confessed murderer told the court that the treatment meted out to him by the security agencies is inhumane.
But police prosecutor, Francis Baah denied the allegations leveled against them, insisting Daniel Asiedu's rights continue to be protected adequately as required by the law.
The sitting High Court judge ruled that the police ensured the rights of Daniel are observed in accordance with the laws of the land.
Police charge sheet on February 9, 2016 indicate that at about 1 a.m. at Shiashie, East Legon in Accra, Daniel Asiedu intentionally and unlawfully caused the death of Mr Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu MP for Abuakwa North in the Eastern Region.