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Meet the “R!tual” Taxi driver who purportedly buried pregnant woman for ex-MP for Ashaiman

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The taxi driver who recently confessed on television to committing several ritual murders has once again made a shocking revelation when he appeared in court on Monday, September 13, 2021.

The accused who was arrested by the Police after his confession in a television interview among other things confessed to burying a pregnant woman alive.

He made his first appearance on Monday, September 13, and was arraigned before the Circuit Court presided over by Her Honour Rosemond Baah Torsu.

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

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

His lawyer Theophilus Donkor had prayed the court to grant him bail.

But 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.

Presenting his facts before the court, he 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).

Brief facts of the case as presented to the court by Chief Inspector Bampoe were that, sometime in September 2021, the attention of 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.

The prosecutor indicated that upon the receipt of this information, Police launched an investigation into the matter which led to the arrest of the accused.

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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.

Credit:Browngh

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