Naval Officer's death: Bar owner and accomplice charged with murder

Naval Officer's death: Bar owner and accomplice charged with murder

- A Naval officer died after having a glass of Mahogany Bitters at a bar in Takoradi

- The bar owner and an accomplice have been charged with murder

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Madam Bandana, the owner of a Pito Bar along with her attendant have been arrested by the Kwesimintsim Police for the death of a Naval officer at their bar.

Naval Officer's death: Bar owner and accomplice charged with murder

Naval Officer's death: Bar owner and accomplice charged with murder

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The naval officer, Emmanuel Fugar visited the bar, located at Apremudo with the wife of a colleague officer when he collapsed after consuming a glass of Mahogany bitters.

He was rushed the hospital, but was pronounced dead upon arrival. The lady with him also died under the same circumstances.

Other patrons at the bar who apparently consumed the same drink have been admitted at the hospital.

According to a Starr FM report, following the incident, the Military command in Takoradi has shut down the drinking pubs in the Apremudo barracks.

Naval Officer's death: Bar owner and accomplice charged with murder

Supt. Kwadwo Nkansah, the Kwesimintsim Police Commander, has said the two suspects have been granted bail.

Meanwhile, a representative from the Food and Drugs Authority in Takoradi has warned the public to stay away from the Mahogany Bitters, as the product has not been approved by the authority for public consumption.

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