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J.B. Danquah Adu Murder: Lawyers for ‘Sexydondon’ ask Court to Subpoena Ken Agyapong, Ursula Owusu, Others

Lawyers for the accused argue in their application filed on Monday, April 22, that the named persons have information relevant to the case and that prosecutors had failed to include their testimonies.

Lawyers of Daniel Asiedu, aka. Sexy Don Don, the man accused of murdering former Abuakwa MP, the late J. B. Danquah Adu, has filed an application to have the court subpoena the late MP’s wife, a househelp, and two other Members of Parliament, Ken Agyapong and Madam Ursula Owusu-Ekufful to testify.

They argue in the application filed on Monday, April 22, that the named persons have information relevant to the case and that prosecutors had failed to include their testimonies.

“During the cross-examination of witnesses in this case, it came to light that Ivy Boakye Danquah Adu, the wife of the late JB Danquah Adu, was in the house at the time of his death yet the Prosecution failed to call upon her to testify in the case though her statement was taken during investigation,” parts of the application for subpoena read.

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They also argue that the househelp, Jennifer Achana, was at the home when the incident happened and opened the door to “unidentified police officers” to have access to the building, yet she was not called to testify.

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For MP and Minister for Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the lawyers argue that even though she handed over two witnesses to police officers at the Kanda Highways station, a statement was never taken from her.

“No statement was taken from her neither was any explanation provided as to how she came across PW3 and PW4 and what transpired between them before handing them over to the police officer at the Kanda Highways,” the application said.

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MP for Assin-Central, Kennedy Agyapong, is also being summoned to testify due to certain public statements he made about having information on the killers of J. B. Danquah Adu.

“Honourable Kennedy Agyapong, Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin-Central, granted interviews to media stations which were aired that he has information pertaining to the incident, yet the investigator and his investigating team in the matter did not invite him to aid in their investigations on this current trial,” the document said.

It’s not yet certain when the court will grant the subpoenas.

But Daniel Asiedu, who has been charged with robbery and murder since the late J.B Danquah Adu was found murdered at his home in 2016, has been asked to open his defence and testify.

The trial continues on April 29.

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