JB Danquah's 'killer': 'Sexy Dondon' demands ICC lawyer

Daniel Asiedu, the prime suspect accused of stabbing to death J.B Danquah Adu, Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North is requesting the state to give him a lawyer from the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Daniel Asiedu

He wants the ICC to defend him.

He made this known to the Accra Central District Court that he only wanted a lawyer from the ICC in the Hague.

During the trial at the district court presided over by Her Worship Ms Arit Nsemoh, Daniel Asiedu also known as 'Sexy Dondon' "I need a lawyer but I want one from the ICC so please help me to get one."

In June 2018, 'Sexy Dondon' told the court that he was contracted by some people within the NPP to kill the man who was a member of the same party.

The accused who voluntarily made the confession at the district court said he was contracted by some personalities within the governing New Patriotic Party NPP to kill the former MP for the Abuakwa North constituency.

According to him, the said person after his arrest urged him to accuse certain persons within the National Democratic Congress (NDC) of contracting him.

Daniel Asiedu added that the said NPP officials later promised to release him when they win power in the 2016 general elections but have failed to fulfill their promise.

J.B Danquah Adu was stabbed to death on the night of Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at his Shiashie residence in Accra.

The accused Daniel Asiedu and one other person Vincent Bosso, have been charged with murder and abetment of the murder of the late MP.

The prime suspect, Daniel Asiedu was arrested two days after the incident. The accomplice was picked several weeks later.

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