Rawlings donates to save 16-year-old acid attack victim

Rawlings donates to save 16-year-old acid attack victim

Former president Jerry John Rawlings, has donated GHC5,000 to the 16-year-old boy, Andy Dodoo, who was bathed in acid by a tenant of his dad.

Rawlings donates to save 16-year-old acid attack victim

Andy and his 71-year-old dad at the hospital

The money will help cushion the cost of medical bills accrued at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra for his treatment, according to a report by myjoyonline.com.

Andy sustained severe acid burns when he tried to stop his father’s tenant from pouring a corrosive substance on him, following a misunderstanding.

Andy, in his quest to prevent the tenant from causing harm to his dad, suffered a life-threatening acid injury.

Three others also suffered other forms of injuries after the suspect poured the corrosive substance on them.

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Although the three have been treated and discharged, Andy and his father are still on admission at the hospital due to the severity of their injuries, the report said.

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