I stabbed MP in self-defence - Suspected MP killer says

The suspect added that he stabbed the Late MP in self- defence after he attacked him, according to the charge sheet which was presented at the Accra Magisterate Court on Tueday.

 

Mr. Asiedu told investigators  Monday upon interrogation by the police.

The suspect added that he stabbed the Late MP in self- defence after he attacked him, according to the charge sheet which was presented at the Accra Magisterate Court on Tueday.

He narrated that the MP woke up  when he was in the process of robbing him, and began to attack him, adding that it was in the the ensuing struggle with the MP that  he pulled out his knife and stabbed him( the MP) several times until he fell down.

The Police say, the suspect entered the late MP's residence at 1am armed with a knife, a cutter and a catapult.

Upon entering the house, the suspect is believed to have used a ladder available to climb onto the porch of the  deceased from where he entered the room through the window.

He is said to have began to search the room but the deceased woke up and held him. He stabbed deceased on the right chest above the breast. The deceased then held the knife and shouted for help but no one came. The accused pulled the knife through the deceased hands creating a deep cut in his palm.

The Daily Graphic reports that, the deceased who was bleeding profusely fell by his bed helpless and the accused stabbed him again on the right chest below the breast.

When the accused realised that the deceased was almost dead, he left him and took away his two iphones and a tablet. He was said to have managed to descend from the top to the back of the house and climbed one of the poly tanks in the house and jumped over the electric fence into the adjoining house and escaped.

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