Commonwealth Stabbing Old Vandal 'killer' remanded; case adjourned

George Osei Mensah is standing trial for allegedly killing Martin Tweneboah Kodua, popularly known as Chief Tipsy, an Old Vandal, at Commonwealth Hall on Saturday, December 9. 2017.

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The 23-year-old footballer suspected of killing an old Vandal at the Commonwealth Hall of the University of Ghana, has been remanded in police custody to reappear before the court on January 9, 2018.

The Madina District Magistrate Court presided over by His Lordship, Richard Delali Anku, adjourned the case at its first court hearing to enable the police to have sufficient time to conclude their investigations.

George Osei Mensah is standing trial for allegedly killing Martin Tweneboah Kodua, popularly known as Chief Tipsy, an Old Vandal, at Commonwealth Hall on Saturday, December 9. 2017.

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A pathologist at the 37 Military Hospital will soon conduct an autopsy on the deceased, and submit the report to the Police.

The Attorney General’s department will also be furnished with the suspect’s statement, autopsy report, and docket for advice, upon which the trial will begin.

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The suspect’s plea may be taken at the next hearing if the police are done with their investigations, and the autopsy report is ready as well as the Attorney General’s advice on the matter.

The suspect is likely to be charged with manslaughter or murder.

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