Friday, 19 July

Kasoa military officer’s killing: Main suspect charged with murder

Crime
Weeks after reviewing the case, the Attorney General instructed the police to charge Ben Lord with murder and conspiracy

Ben Lord, the first accused in the murder case of a military officer at Kasoa in the Central Region, has been formally charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder.

Ben Lord, who claims to be a chief, allegedly shot the military officer, resulting in his immediate death at the Millennium City Police Station.

Ben Lord was initially arraigned on Friday, 3 May 2024 and has been in remand since then.

Following the completion of the police investigation, the docket was forwarded to the Attorney General for further advice.

Weeks after reviewing the case, the Attorney General instructed the police to charge Ben Lord with murder and conspiracy.

In addition, the second accused, Nana Amoh Kwakye, who was later arrested in connection with the incident, has also been charged with conspiracy to commit murder.

The case has been adjourned to Thursday, 20 June 2024, awaiting further proceedings.

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