Mankessim murder case: Court adjourns, await pathology reports of deceased  

Mankessim murder case: Court adjourns, await pathology reports of deceased  

The Cape Coast District Court for the fifth time adjourned the case of the Mankessim murdered nursing pupil, Georgina Asor Botchwey.  

The adjournment got here after the prosecutor, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Daniel Gadzo prayed the court docket for extra time because the prosecution awaits pathology report of the deceased. 

The court docket presided over by Mrs Bernice Mensimah Ackon, concluded that the accused individuals would make their subsequent look within the court docket on Friday, December 15. 

The accused individuals are Christopher Ekow Clarke Quansah, Michael Darko, a self-styled pastor and Jonathan Obeng, a mason. 

The Aunt of the deceased, Madam Kate Swanzy, after the adjournment told the media that the family was not comfy with the sluggish tempo of the case. 

She appealed to the Ghana Police Service to guarantee justice was served to the family. 

Madam Swanzy said the family wouldn’t relent on the case irrespective of the circumstances, to guarantee peace within the family 

Quansah, Darko and Obeng are being held in custody for the murder of 25-year-old Georgina Asor Botchwey at Mankessim within the Central Region. 

They have been charged with conspiracy to commit murder and murder, however their pleas have been but to be taken by the court docket. 

The info of the case as offered by the prosecutor at the last listening to on Tuesday, October 18, indicated that on Thursday, September 08, the deceased travelled from Yeji within the Bono East Region for an interview at Ankaful Psychiatric Nursing Training School in Cape Coast as a pupil applicant. 

She referred to as Darko who was her Sister’s Fiancé to inform him of her presence on the town upon arrival. 

DSP Gadzo said Darko promised to choose the deceased up after her interview on Friday September 09. 

He said as promised, the 2 accused went to choose up the deceased from Ankaful in a taxi to Pedu in Cape Coast the place Quansah had parked his Benz with register number GT 8686-C and drove her to Akwakrom, a suburb of Mankessim. 

The Prosecutor said Quansah and Darko seized the IPhone of the deceased, locked her up in a room and left to Sikafoambantem, a suburb of Mankessim the place they engaged Obeng to dig a grave in an uncompleted storey constructing belonging to Quansah.  

He said at 02:00 hours, Quansah and Darko took the lady to the uncompleted constructing the place Quansah hit the deceased neck with a club from behind and Darko strangled her until she died. 

The prosecution said they then reduce the hair of the deceased and buried her. 

He said on same day, the Police within the Central Region picked intelligence which led to the arrest of Darko at Anomabo however Quansah managed to escape.  

The prosecution said upon interrogation, Darko admitted the crime and said they wished to use the deceased for money ritual. 

He said on Wednesday September 21, Quansah, was additionally picked up from his hideout by the police. 

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