Killing of JB Danquah Adu : How the incident unfolded

The Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North, JB Danquah Adu was on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 stabbed to death at his Shiashie residence in Accra.


The incident is believed to have happened in the early hours of Tuesday. reporter Albert Benefo Buabeng, who was at the scene, reported that a security man in the house said he did not see anyone enter the residence.

Information gathered at the scene suggests that thekiller(s) used a ladder to get into the house,  through a window which is not burglar proof.

The security man subsequently called the police when he realised someone had unlawfully entered, and alerted another security man at the opposite house.

Neighbours said they also called the police when they heard a struggle.

The killer(s) who were in the room when the police arrived at the scene however managed to escape, the security person said.

Meanwhile, the police is yet to confirm details of the incident pending further investigations.

The police CID have currently taken over the house and a forensic team have been brought in to gather evidence.

JB Danquah would have turned 51 on 2nd of July this year. He is an accountant by profession.

He was  on the Special Budget committee in parliament as well as the Trade industry and tourism committee.

Some key NPP members members of parliament are at the residence to empathise with the family of the deceased.


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