GHANA: 41-YEAR-OLD MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH BY HANGING
April 24, 2015: The Fast Track Division of the Accra High Court has sentenced a 41-year-old man to death by hanging. The convict, Felix Okine Aryeetey, alias Adjetey, was found guilty by the court, presided over by Mr Justice H. S. Logoh, for the intentional murder of Samuel Atta Bosomtwe at Berekuso in the Eastern Region. Also convicted in the trial, which began on July 2, 2013, were three persons who were sentenced to 25 yearsâ imprisonment each for conspiracy to commit murder.
The four were indicted for their involvement in the murder of two young people at Berekuso in the course of communal violence in 2003. (Sources: viasat1.com.gh, 24/04/2015)