A 25-year-old police assistant has been arrested by the police in Sefwi Amoyaa in the Juaboso District of the Western North Region for allegedly poisoning a four-day-old baby to death.
The suspect, known only as Atsu, was arrested after the said incident was reported to the Amoyaa Police.
An eyewitness who pleaded anonymity recounting the unfortunate incident to Sefwi Bekwai base Lord FM’s reporter, Kwame Kontoh said Atsu who is a Community Police Assistant allegedly impregnated Abena Attaa but refused to accept responsibility for the pregnancy.
“He [Atsu] decided not to accept any responsibilities for the pregnancy, and therefore decided to kill the baby who was just four years old…,” the eye witness narrated.
Atsu was said to have poisoned the baby with a pesticide.
Meanwhile, the body of the baby has been sent to the Juaboso Government Hospital for autopsy.
Source: Ghana | Angelfmonlinegh.com | Samuel Sackey