Crime Court remands four fishermen for murder

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Four Fishermen have been remanded by the Half-Assini District Magistrate Court in the Western Region for allegedly murdering a colleague during a fishing expedition.They are Emmanuel Aidoo aka Kojo Aidoo, the Boat owner, Kwabena Sekou, Paul Eshun aka Nana Yaw and Francis Binney aka Kweku Mensah, all of Axim in the Nzema East Municipality.The four were provisionally charged with murder but their pleas were not taken and they would reappear in court on Friday March 3. According to report by the Ghana News Agency (GNA), prosecuting, Police Detective Sergeant Richard Amoah, told the court presided over by Mr Abdul Majid Illiasu that at about 1000 hours on January 2, Robert Nyame Quansah, deceased, one Osaam now at large, and the four accused persons left Axim on-board "God Is King" fishing boat for a fishing expedition in Cote D' Ivoire, via the Gulf of Guinea.He said the next day, the body of Quansah, with marks of assaults on the head, left ear and elbow, was found ashore at Bonyere near Half-Assini in the Jomoro District and a report was made to the Police who conveyed and deposited the body at the Half-Assini Government Hospital morgue

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