Children Drown at Apam: Rescued boy Narrates what led to the Drowning After Seeing "Maame Water"

Children Drown at Apam: Rescued boy Narrates what led to the Drowning After Seeing "Maame Water"

- One of the boys rescued from the Apam drowning incident has narrated what led to the incident

- He said while swimming, they saw "strange" ladies who approached them

- The boy said they invited the ladies to come over so they could swim together

- They could not see anything again after inviting the ladies as they saw massive tidal waves

- All they saw later was being dumped in a big pit in the sea

- Some 25 children had gone swimming, something they do every Sunday, according to the boy's narration

One of the rescued boys of the Apam beach drowning saga has narrated what led to their drowning.

The boy said while he and his friends were swimming, they saw beautiful and attractive ladies approach them.

He said they could not figure out if they were part of the ladies they had gone swimming with, and so they invited them over to join them in swimming.

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Just then they saw heavy tidal waves that were beyond normal come to carry some of them away.

He said while the “first batch” of the boys were taken away, the rest of them kept swimming until another powerful wave came for them.

Many people have concluded that the 'strange ladies' in the boy's narration could be mermaids that carried them away to be killed.

Children Drown at Apam: Rescued boy Narrates Seeing “Maame Water”
One of the bodies that got drowned being taken to the shore. Photo credit: UGC
Source: Twitter

According to him, they were deposited in a very big pit in the sea, and that is how come they got drowned.

He was fortunate to have been rescued. In all, the boy revealed they numbered 25.

Please fast-forward to the 1:57th minute to listen to the boy's narration:

Ghanaians woke up to the sad news on Sunday, March 7, 2021, that some young boys between the ages of 12 and 15 had drowned while swimming in the sea at Apam.

Two of them were rescued, and one of them is the one that has just made the narration. The other boy, gathered, is receiving treatment at the hospital.

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According to the Apam Traditional Authority, the boys defiled the sea by having sex with their female counterparts.

An act, the authority claimed, made the sea god angry and decided to punish the boys by killing them.

Their reason for the drowning was corroborated by a chief fisherman in Apam, who said the sea god kills faster if such an abominable sin is committed in the sea.

The Apam township is said to be in a state of shock and mourning as the affected families are still grieving over their loss. is following up on this development and will update our readers when fresh information comes.

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