Police in Ghana have launched an investigation into the mysterious death of one of the country’s top law lecturers.
The University of Ghana senior law lecturer, Professor Emmanuel Yaw Benneh was found dead at his private home in the capital Accra.
He lived alone and was last seen by his house boy on Thursday evening.
The house boy, Isaac Botchway told reporters that “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”.
According to police his body was discovered at his home on Saturday with his hands and legs all tied in a pool of blood.
The University of Ghana Law Students’ Union said in a statement that “It is with a heavy heart, that we inform you about the demise of one of our lecturers, Prof. Emmanuel Y. Benneh.”
“A call to the dean confirmed the news; but we are yet to have details on the occurrence of his unfortunate demise. May his soul rest in perfect peace,” the statement on twitter said.
Some of his colleague lecturers have also been mourning him.