General News of Sunday, 12 March 2017
The late editor of the General Telegraph newspaper, Bismark Bebli, who died in a freak accident on the Kasoa highway earlier this year has been laid to rest.
Mr. Bebli died when a vehicle run over him and a police officer who had stopped him to interrogate him on the highway.
The police had been blamed for his [Mr Bebli] death after some eyewitnesses alleged that officers from a nearby police post rushed their injured colleague to the hospital after the incident, leaving the severely injured Mr Bebli behind, to his fate.
The final funeral rites of Mr Bebli was held at the Sureway Assemblies of God Church at Kasoa in the Central Region.
In attendance were some members of the Ghana Journalist Assocation led by President Affail Monney.
The Member of Parliament for North Tongu constituency, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa and a special aid to ex-president John Mahama, Joyce Bawa Mogtari were also present.
Toni Bebli, 48, is survived by his wife; Matilda Naa Ameley Bebli and three children; Kelvin Eklenam Bebli, Kezia Seyram Bebli and Kenneth Etornam Bebli.
His mortal remains has been transported to his hometown, Whuti, in the Volta Region, where he would be buried.