University of Ghana don found dead in his house in Accra

Prof. Benneh

A Senior Lecturer at the University of Ghana Law Faculty, Professor Emmanuel Yaw Benneh, has been found dead with his hands and legs tied with a rope in his Adjiringanor house in Accra.

Circumstances leading to his death are still unknown, according to different media account, however, family sources have confirmed the death.

His colleague lecturer at the University of Ghana Law Faculty, Dr Poku Adusei said on Facebook:

”Folks, I had wanted not to be the breaker of such ominous news, but the calls are incessant: The world is damned evil; Prof. Yaw Benneh of Legon Law has been ‘murdered’ in JB-style in his Adjirigano mansion.

“It appears to be an act perpetuated about three days ago, but it was just discovered this morning”.

Benneh earned both his M.Litt and LL.M (International Law Option) from University of Cambridge in the United Kindgom.

He held a postgraduate Certificate in International and Comparative Law from University of Leiden. 

He earned his LL.B with Second Class Upper from University of Ghana and had enormous consulting experience and has published extensively.

The police is yet to comment on the incident, according to The remains have since been deposited at the police hospital morgue in Accra.

Source: Daily Mail GH

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