JB Danquah's death Suspect ordered to get a lawyer

The order came after he told the trial judge, Justice Lawrence L. Mensah, that he does not know the whereabouts of his lawyer.

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The prime suspect in the murder trial of the late MP for Abuakwa North JB Danquah-Adu, Daniel Asiedu, has been ordered to get a lawyer for the trial.

The order came after he told the trial judge, Justice Lawrence L. Mensah, that he does not know the whereabouts of his lawyer.

The judge, in giving the order, said the case is a serious one which requires that he and his other accomplice, are well represented.

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Daniel Asiedu, 19, aka Sexy Don Don, also told the court that he has lost contact with his relatives since his transfer from police custody to the Nsawam Prisons.

He had at an earlier trial requested the court to permit him to see his newly born baby.

Asiedu was arrested at the time his girlfriend was reported to be pregnant.

Background

Daniel Asiedu was arrested few days after the murder of JB Danquah who was the member of parliament for the Abuakwa North constituency in his residence at Shiashie in Accra.

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He was charged with murder when arraigned after his arrest and allegedly confessed to stabbing the late MP in his residence which led to his death.

Despite his confessions, another suspect was arrested later as an accomplice.

But the teenager said he entered the MP’s house to steal but not to kill.

According to him, he had to stab the MP who held him tight during a struggle.

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