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Former MP's name pops up in a ritual murder case.

Mr Afred Kwame Agbesi, a former MP for Ashiaman has been mentioned in a ritual murder case in court today. He is alleged to be the one for whom a pregnant woman was buried alive in performance of some ritual sacrifices.



The taxi driver who has been arrested and arraigned before court over his confession of killing several people on a radio show, Felix Ansah alias Ghosty made this revelation.


The accused person was on Monday September 13 arraigned before the Circuit Court presided over by Her Honour Rosemond Baah Torsu.


He has pleaded not guilty to the charge of Publication of false news contrary to section 208(1) of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 Act 29.


He has been remanded into police custody to reappear on September 16 for the court to reconsider the bail application.


This was after his lawyer Theophilus Donkor had made a bail application which was contested by was by the prosecution.


Chief Inspector Godfeed Bampoe, the prosecutor who held brief for ASP Sylvester Asare argued that the matter is still under investigation and remanding the accused will help the investigators.


The brief facts presented to the court by the Prosecutor said, the accused “also stated that he buried a pregnant woman alive at Ashiaman to perform a sacrifice for Alfred Agbesi [The former MP for Ashaiman).”


Chief Inspector Bampoe said the attention of the police was drawn to a statement made or published on the “Maakye show on Onua Television station by the accused to the effect that, he buried alive a pregnant woman at Ashaiman.


According to him, subsequent to the receipt of this information, Police launched investigation into the matter which led to the arrest of the accused.


He said preliminary investigation revealed that the accused is a taxi driver and resides at Wejia, Accra.


He said, it was also established during investigation that on 2 September, 2021 at Onua TV morning show namely “Maakye” with the host Captain Smart, the accused in a response to a question from the host stated that he accused has killed several persons in the past.


The Prosecutor said, the accused “also stated that he buried a pregnant woman alive at Ashiaman to perform a sacrifice for Alfred Agbesi [The former MP for Ashaiman).”

“However Police is yet to extend investigation to locate the scene.


of the alleged buried and other persons mentioned by the accused person,” he told the court.


Mr Alfred Kwame Agbesi is yet to respond to these accusations by Mr Felix Ansah.

 

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