His Contract Has Expired, He Was A Staff Not Deputy Director – YEA Reacts To Philip Caesar Kumah Allegedly Beating His Girlfriend To Death

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The Youth Employment Agency (YEA) has reacted to news reports making rounds that a deputy Director at the Agency has beaten his girlfriend to death.

A statement issued by the Director of Corporate Affairs of the YEA, Kwasi Afriyie said the details provided in the news reports are “not entirely the case”.

The YEA also condemned the act of violence perpetrated by the suspect, Philip Caesar Kumah and all forms of violence especially against women, adding that, it does not condone such acts.

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A Level 300 student of the Evangelical Presbyterian University College has died after she was allegedly assaulted by her boyfriend.

The boyfriend of the 31-year-old, Kumah Philip Ceasar, is the Deputy Director of Youth Employment Agency (YEA) at Akatsi North.

According to sources, he has been assaulting the deceased for some time now.

Yesutor Elizabeth Akpalu, who was rushed to the Ho Teaching Hospital by her friends on Sunday at about 4 pm complained of severe chest pains.

According to her friend, the deceased exchanged messages with her about being physically assaulted by Mr Philip Ceasar. 

She died in the early hours of Monday, March 8, Volta Region Police PRO, Prince Dogbatse said.

He said they got a call from the Ho Teaching Hospital about the death of the L300 student.

Checks by the Volta Regional reporter revealed that her boyfriend has on countless occasions physically assaulted her.

Medical reports sighted by Joy News indicates that the deceased reported to the hospital with headache, waist pains and general body pains.

She also had injuries on her left shoulder as well as swollen eyes as a result of being assaulted. 

According to sources, the first assault took place in December last year.

Although the case was reported to the Ave Dakpa police, it was withdrawn later to be settled amicably between the two parties.

The Volta Region Police PRO said, “The Volta Region Police Command has initiated investigations into the incident. Currently, bits and pieces of information that we have picked from the students and some other individuals suggests that the deceased suffered from assault her boyfriend.

“We have picked that boyfriend and he is in our custody assisting in investigations. As is normal with death, we are waiting for the pathologist’s report which can either confirm or contradict that account of the assault being the cause of death,” he said.