Juror fails to show up in trial of J.B Danquah murder

The trial of suspects in the killing of late Abuakwa North MP, JB Danquah Adu suffered yet another delay today, Tuesday, May 4, 2021, when a juror failed to show up to the hearing.

Justice Lydia Osei Marfo convened the Court at 10:00am but was forced to adjourn the case due to the unavailability of one of the seven jurors.

The State, led by Principal State Attorney, Sefakor Batse, was expected to call its second witness in the matter today, but this had to be adjourned to May 6 at 9.30am due to the absence of the said juror.

Jury Foreman had told the court that the said juror was held up in another trial in Criminal Court 3 and for over one hour, the court was still constricted by the absence of the juror.

Justice Lydia Osei Marfo, visibly unhappy with the development threatened that; “If it happens again I will dissolve you!”

But the Jury Foreman apologized and promised that the unfortunate incident will not repeat itself.

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