Boy, 5, trapped dead in manhole

Boy, 5, trapped dead in manhole

A 5-year-old boy has died in an uncompleted manhole at Begoro in the Eastern Region.

Per a report by sighted by, a joint rescue team of police, fire service and National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) managed to retrieve the body of the deceased from the manhole.

The Fanteakwa District NADMO Director, Rev. Opoku Acheampong confirmed the said news to Accra-based Starr FM.

Boy, 5, trapped dead in manhole

NADMO (Photo credit: supplied)
Source: UGC

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He indicated that the boy fell into the uncompleted manhole covered with slabs in the evening.

According to Starr FM, the deceased’s parents mounted a search for their son and even made announcement on a Local Information Center until the body was found the next day in the manhole.

In other news:

Citi FM’s morning show host, Bernard Avle, has been named as the best journalist for the year 2017.

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Avle, who is also the Director of Programming at Citi FM, was therefore presented with the 2017 PAV Journalist of the Year award by the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA).

The event took place at the Kempinski Hotel in Accra on Saturday, October 27, 2018.

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