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General News of Monday, 13 January 2020


FLASHBACK: Top manager of Ghana Ports tortured and murdered after senior staff party

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The case involving the murder of the Marketing and Public Affairs Manager of the Ghana Ports and Habour Authority (GPHA), Josephine Asante is still pending as perpetrators are yet to be brought to book following police investigations.

Josephine Asante was murdered at her residence in Tema Community 25 in January 2019. According to a police report, there were traces of sperms in her pelvic area suggesting that the deceased was raped before her murder.

“There was a fresh cut on the right eyebrow, a suspected bullet hole at the back of her head and sperms at her private part region.”

There are a number of unsolved murder cases across the country popular amongst them is the case involving the Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North, J.B Danquah-Adu who was also murdered in cold blood at his residence on February 9, 2016.

Read the full story originally published on January 13, 2019, on Ghanaweb

A top manager of the Ghana Ports and Harbours who is also the Marketing and Public Affairs Manager, Josephine Asante has been murdered in cold blood, has confirmed.

News of her murder follows one that was carried out on a top Manager of Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL), two weeks ago.

He was shot dead by unknown assailants in Gbangu in the East Mamprusi District of the Northern Region, as exclusively reported.

Joseph Miigaai Jakperuk who is Deputy Distribution Manager of Accra East Region of GWCL was traveling to his hometown in the Bunkpurugu District when he was stopped by the hoodlums in the night who after barricading the road with pieces of wood, pulled him out of his cross country vehicle and shot him.

Josephine Asante of Tema Ports was however trailed by her murderers into her home at Community 25 in Tema where they somehow had access to her bedroom and murdered her with a knife. cannot confirm the number of people who committed the act.

The incident occurred on Saturday midnight when the top Ports Manager had returned from a Senior Staff Party of the Ghana Ports. Her blood-bathed body was however found this morning as murderers had locked her inside the bedroom and threw the key into the main compound and bolted unseen, was told.

Her children broke down the door to find her dead in a pool of blood after they were unable to reach her in the morning.

The incident has been reported to Police who have taken custody of the body for investigation.

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