Five Juveniles Placed Under Remand Over Death Of Konongo-Odumase Senior High School Student

The Konongo district court has again placed under remand five juveniles, standing trial, in connection with the death of a first year student of Konogo-Odumase senior high school. This the court said to allow the office of the Attorney General to complete to move the case to a higher court .

The five juveniles in remand have been charged with the death of the student by name, Sam’uun Larhan, who died from multiple stab wounds from a kitchen knife on Friday, November 5, 2021

One of the five juveniles have been charged with the murder of Sam’uun Larhand while the other 4 have been charged abetment to murder

“Today, we prayed that once again they should be granted bail [but] the court gave reasons why they cannot give these children bail,” lawyer Adu Darko told journalists after Monday’s proceedings.

“Our argument was on the fact that per the welfare principle in the Juvenile Justice Act being the objective, they have to consider the education of these juveniles and then give them to their parents so that they report to court from home. But the court indicated that even as it stands now the school is a hostile ground for the children, looking at the nature of the issues.”

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