Wasiu murder: Court should grant my clients bail-Lawyer Evans Amankwah prays

Lawyer Evans Amankwah is determined to get his clients released on bail

Lawyer for the three suspects currently in Police custody over the murder of Wasiu Iddrisu at the NDC Ashanti Party office says it is his prayer that the courts will grant his clients bail.

Their bail application was turned down by the Magistrate court 4 in Kumasi about a week ago.

The court refused the suspects bail with the explanation that it was for their own safety. The court also said holding them in custody will enable them assist the Police with their investigations.

Lawyer Evans Amankwah in an interview with Bernard Buachi of www.rawgist.com and www.ghanagong.com said he still believes in the innocence of his clients and will repeat his attempt to get them released on bail.

“Between now and the next hearing date, everything should have been calm and whatever security threat the court feared would have subsided. Also the Police should have finished obtaining whatever information they need for their investigation by then” he said.

He was sad that his clients who turned themselves in willingly as a show of good faith were being held whilst the real killers walked free.

The three are part of 12 suspects declared wanted by the police in connection with the killing of Wasiu Iddrisu at the Ashanti Regional office of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) are in Police custody.

The three; Dauda Ibrahim alias ‘Wayo’, 40; Samuel Agyin alias ‘Rock’, 32 and Abdul Ganiyu, 37 alias ‘Petit’ are currently in custody after the court refused them bail “for their own safety and to help the police with investigations”.

The police are still on the lookout for the rest of the suspects.

On February 18, 2019, Wasiu Iddrisu, a member of the Ashanti Regional Taskforce of the National Democratic Congress was shot and killed in a scuffle with members suspected to belong to the Hawks, another pro-NDC group at the Ashanti Regional office of the party.

Another person, Abdul Rahman also sustained gunshot wounds and was rushed to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital.

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