Former President John Mahama has expressed his condolences to the family of Prof. Yaw Benneh following his murder on Saturday.
Mr Mahama in a Facebook post urged the security agencies to expedite action with the investigations into the crime.
“I’m devastated by news of the gruesome murder of Professor Emmanuel Yaw Benneh of the University of Ghana.
“My deepest condolences to his family, friends, the Legon and legal fraternity.
“Government and the security agencies must take swift action to investigate & apprehend the perpetrator(s) of this heinous crime. We also need to urgently guarantee the safety & security of our citizenry”.
The respected law lecturer was found murdered in his room on Saturday with his hands and legs tied.
Meanwhile, four people have been arrested in connection with the murder. The four are all domestic workers of the late lecturer.