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21.04.2007 General News

Atronie lynching: 13 suspects remanded


Thirteen more suspects have been remanded including Nana Wirekoaa Afriyie, queen mother of Atronie in the killing of the Goaso Government Hospital administrator's case.

They are to re-appear on April 26.

The plea of the suspects, all residents of Atronie, where Mr Anthony Yeboah Boateng, Administrator of the Goaso Government Hospital was killed on Easter Sunday, was not taken.

They are charged with murder and causing damage to property and would remain in custody to assist the police in their investigations.

The other suspects are Adamu Hamidu, mason, 19, Yaw Ketewa, farmer, 30, Dominic Yeboah, 20, shoeshine boy, Yaw Ankamah Isaac, 23, Kofi Owusu Ansah, 18, carpenter and Kwadwo Agyeman Isaac, 22, shoeshine boy.

The rest are Yaw Oppong Charles, 26, Kwaku Yeboah, 24, Emmanuel Yaw Amoah, 23, Sampson Addai, 23, Kwaku Manu and Joseph Donkor, 23, all shoe shine boys.

Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP Martin Dapeamekpor, had applied to the court presided over by Mr Albert Zoogah to remand the accused to enable the police to complete investigations and furnish the court with the facts of the case on the next adjourned date.

Source: GNA