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General News of Friday, 18 May 2018


Police give details of Law student leader's ‘mystery’ death

The Madina Divisional Police command, Kwabenya District has explained the circumstances surrounding the death of Policeman Corporal Ken Addor Donkor, who doubled as the President of the Concerned Law Students Association. yesterday broke the news of his ‘mysterious’ death as then confirmed by family sources.

According to Police records, on yesterday (17/05/18) at around 7:05pm, one Francis Attaste of ACP Kwabenya reported to the Police that on Wednesday (which is 16/05/18) at about 9:00pm, his elder brother, No.41051 D/Cpl. Kenneth Kwame Donkor, aged 34 who is a police officer (also President of Concerned Law Students) had a blackout in his house at ACP near Kwabenya.

Ken Addor Donkor, learnt, climbed an electric pole in front of his residence and tried to fix the fault, as was narrated to the Police.

As Ken Addo Donkor was on the pole, he had a shock and suddenly fell off the pole and came crashing down hard.

He was subsequently rushed to the 37 military Hospital by his relations and was admitted for treatment but was pronounced dead on 17/05/18 about 10:00PM yesternight, when the news reached

Mr Ken Addo Donkor’s body has been deposited at the 37 Hospital’s mortuary awaiting conveyance to the Police Hospital morgue for autopsy.

Mr Ken Addor Donkor was a law student and a police officer stationed with the Kotobabi Police station.

He was well-known as President of the Concerned Law Students who kicked against the Legislative Instrument sent to parliament by the General Legal Council.

Yesterday,, based on family reports, wrongly reported that he suffered the electrocution in his room. We apologize for any wrong impressions it created.