- 4 children have been burnt to death after their mother locked them up in the room to attend an all-night service at Amasaman in the Greater Accra Region.
- Eyewitnesses who are also tenant said they heard the voices of the children screaming for help
- They could not make any attempt to save them because the door was locked
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Four children have been burnt to death in Amasaman, a suburb in Accra after their mother locked them up to attend an all-night service.
The sad incident happened on Wednesday, 28th October 2020 dawn at Fise a town near Amasaman in the Ga North Municipality in the Greater Accra Region.
The children aged, 16, 13, 9 and 7 were asleep when the fire gutted their four-bedroom house.
The mother whose name has been given as Prophetess Adelaide Nkrumah of Yahweh Revelation Sabbath Ministry, locked them up in a room to attend the night prayer meeting with her last born.
In the video sighted by YEN.com.gh, the building is seen completely burnt to ashes with everything inside.
Eyewitnesses who narrated what happened said they heard the voices of the children screaming for help when the fire started, however, nobody could save them due to the intensity of the fire and the apartment being locked up.
YEN.com.gh is following up on this rather sad development and will update readers when fresh information comes in.
Meanwhile, in other news, a Ghanaian pastor abroad has threatened to kill his wife during an argument.
The couple was having an argument over a divorce when the pastor said that his wife was tormenting his life and so she was going to die because of that.
His threat comes after a Ghanaian pastor based in the US, Sylvester Ofori, shot his wife, Barbara Tommey dead over an argument.
Ofori had accused the wife of having illicit affairs behind his back, while the wife also accused him of deception.
He was arrested for the crime, while investigation still goes on.
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