Houseboy At The Centre Of Dr Christopher Adu Boahen's Murder Trial Denied Bail

Houseboy At The Centre Of Dr Christopher Adu Boahen's Murder Trial Denied Bail

  • Mark Forson, the houseboy accused of murdering his employer, Dr Christopher Adu Boahen, has been denied bail
  • The prosecution had prayed the court to remand him lest he flee
  • Investigations are still ongoing in the murder case

A Kaneshie District Court has denied Mark Forson, a houseboy accused of murdering Dr Christopher Adu Boahen, son of the late former New Patriotic Party flagbearer, Professor Albert Adu Boahen, bail.

This comes after Dr Christopher Adu Boahen was found dead in his apartment with a rope tied around his neck.

Houseboy At The Centre Of Dr Christopher Adu Boahen's Murder Trial Denied Bail
Mark Forson has been remanded and is set to reappear before the court on April 15. Sources: Getty Images/Myjoyonline
Source: Getty Images

Preliminary reports suggested that the deceased was killed during an armed robbery incident.

Police are still investigating the matter.

However, in the meantime, Mark Forson has been charged with murder and is assisting with investigations.

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The prosecution, led by Inspector Isaac K.Buabeng, prayed the court to remand Forson while investigations continue.

He argued that the accused may flee and fail to reappear before the court if granted bail.

Defence Counsel counters the prosecution’s claims

However, the defence counsel countered that argument, stating that the accused had cooperated since he was invited to the police station for questioning on March 19.

He said the accused voluntarily walked to the police station when summoned, so he has no reason to flee now.

He added that his counsel has been forthcoming with any information the court has required of him, so there should not be any cause for fear.

The counsel said Mark Forson would appear to stand trial when granted bail.

However, despite the assurances given by the defence counsel, the court presided over by Nana A. A. Owusu-Omenyo, denied bail and remanded Mark Forson to appear on April 15.

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Meanwhile, the cadaver of Dr Christopher Adu Boahen has been deposited at the Police Hospital morgue for preservation and autopsy.

His residence has been cordoned off as a crime scene.

John Kumah’s death rumours

On March 7, John Ampontuah Kumah, Member of Parliament for Ejisu and Deputy Finance Minister, died in an ambulance at Suhum en route to the airport, where he was expected to catch a flight to Germany for treatment. reported that following his death, rumours abound as to what may have caused the death of the MP.

Renowned Radio presenter Captain Smart had alleged that the deputy minister was poisoned.

According to him, the Minister and some of his companions were given roasted guinea fowl meat while on a campaign tour with the Vice President, Dr Mahamud Bawumia, in the north.

The meat, he alleged, had been poisoned, and its aftereffect is what had contributed to the ailing health of the former deputy minister.

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John Kumah left behind a wife and six children.


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