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Adum Shooting Incident: Suspect remanded; case adjourned to Sept. 19

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The Kumasi High Court 2 has for the third time adjourned the case involving Police Inspector, Ahmed Twumasi, who allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend at Adum in Kumasi.

The adjournment follows a plea by the state principal attorney, who requested that the court allow some time to file all necessary documents including a witness statement.

The court presided over by Her Ladyship Rosemary Baah Tosu granted the plea and adjourned the case to September 19, 2023, as she remanded the suspect into prison custody.

The prime suspect in the alleged shooting of Victoria Dapaah, popularly known as Maadwoa at Adum in Kumasi, Inspector Ahmed Twumasi of the Special Weapon and Tactics Unit of the Ashanti Regional Police Command after committed to trial at the Kumasi High Court from the Asokore Mampong District Court has appeared for the third time,

During court proceeding on Monday, August 28, 2023, the suspects appeared before the Kumasi High Court 2. However, the principal state attorney in charge of the case requested time to be able to file some documents for the trial.

The counsel of the accused did not oppose the plea so the presiding judge, Her Ladyship Rosemary Baah Tosu granted the plea of the state attorney and adjourned the case to September 19, 2023, for trial to proceed.

She remanded the accused person into prison custody.

On April 20, 2023, 27-year-old Victoria Dapaah was allegedly shot and killed by her boyfriend at Adum in Kumasi.

The police upon intelligence arrested Inspector Ahmed Twumasi at Sekyere near Effiduase on April 2023, and was arraigned before the Asokore Mampong district court on 25 April 2023, where he was remanded for further investigations.

Police investigations revealed that the suspect committed the act over Ghc 5,000 debt the deceased owed him.

it was also revealed in open court that Inspector Ahmed Twumasi used a service pistol to commit the crime.

The Asokore Mampong District Court presided over by His Worship Buaben Asamoah Quansah committed him to trial at the Kumasi High Court 2 for the offense of murder.


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