In a reported Myjoyonline.com has it that the popular professor was killed in his home in a rather gruesome manner. A colleague of the lecturer, Dr Poku Adusei, took to his Facebook page to break the news.
Just In: Senior Law Lecturer at Legon found dead in his home; hands and legs tied Source: Instagram According to Dr Adusei, the professor’s murder appeared to be done in the same way that the life of late Abuakwa North MP, Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu was taken. He said of the unfortunate incident at late Prof Benneh’s Adjirigano mansion happened like 3 days ago but was recently discovered. Police picked up the body of the deceased on Saturday, September 12, 2020.
One Isaac Botchway, believed to be the house boy of the late professor, in giving his statement, said he last saw his boss at around 8pm on Thursday. Isaac is reported to have said:
I called him the next day [Friday], but he did not respond. The gardener came to work this morning [Saturday] and when he did not find any sign of him, he knocked at his door but there was no response.” The professor’s sister who lived not too far away from the house of the lecturer was informed of the weird situation. It was then that a carpenter was made to force open the doors of the professor only to find him dead. Professor Benneh’s hands and legs were all tied in a pool of blood between his bedroom and living room. Preliminary reports indicate that there was clear there was some sort of a tussle between the deceased and whoever committed the dastardly act. Professor E.Y Benneh was a senior lecturer with the Faculty of Law at the University of Ghana. He earned both his M.Litt and LL.M (International Law Option) from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. He held a postgraduate Certificate in International and Comparative Law from the University of Leiden. He earned his LL.B with Second Class Upper from the University of Ghana. Mr. Benneh has enormous consulting experience and has published extensively.