Alajo murder case: Family, sympathizers charge over police in court

Alajo murder case: Family, sympathizers charge over police in court

- Family members of the victim were not happy the suspect did not appear in person in court

- They police explained to the court the suspect was not feeling well at prison custody bring to you the latest news in Ghana

Some family members, friends and sympathizers of Yaw Boadi, the 33-year-old mechanic who was shot and killed by a business man at Alajo in Accra have spite fire over what they described as some delayed tactics by the police in the court trial.

Alajo murder case: Family, sympathizers go wild in court over police
Yaw Boadi, the deceased

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The sympathizers who thronged at the Abeka Magistrate Court clad in red head and hand bands on Monday registered their frustration on why the accused person, Charles Nana Frimpong did not appear in court in person.

The angry young men who were not happy about the conduct of the police investigators vowed to picket at the Tesano police station to press home their demands in the murder trial.

Some of the aggrieved youth mainly mechanic told the media in an interview that they will not rest until they get justice for their deceased friend.

The Police Chief Inspector, Hanson Armah who was in court today told the Magistrate that he was informed by the Case Investigator that the accused was unwell and was receiving attention at the Prison’s infirmary.

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The court presided over by Ms Victoria Ghansah therefore ordered the Police to produce the suspect, Nana Frimpong dead or alive in next court hearing.

The case was however adjourned to October 16 for next hearing.

The suspect, Charles Nana Frimpong shot and killed the victim, Yaw Boadi after a short misunderstanding between the two at Alajo Railway Crossing in Accra on August this year.

The accused who had parked his private car to block a shop where the deceased [Yaw Boadi] works allegedly asked him to re-park his car to enable him sent into garage a 207 Benz bus they had worked on.

Alajo murder case: Family, sympathizers go wild in court over police
The suspect, Charles Nana Frimpong in his first court appearance

Yaw Boadi’s appeal was said to have angered the business man, Nana Frimpong. The misunderstanding between the two was said to have degenerated.

The suspect allegedly reached for his gun in his car and shot the victim in the stomach.

Yaw Boadi then fell unconscious and was rushed to the Ridge Hospital by his colleagues where he was pronounced dead a day after.

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