Uber driver: 3 teenagers in police grips for allegedly burning naval officer to death

Uber driver: 3 teenagers in police grips for allegedly burning naval officer to death

  • Some teens responsible for setting ablaze a naval office in Sekondi have been arrested for their crime
  • They confessed to the police for committing the heinous crime against the innocent man who was then driving an uber
  • According to them, they took that decision after he proved stubborn to handover his car to them upon their request

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Three teenagers between the ages of 17 and 18 are currently in police grips, for allegedly setting an uber driver who happened to be a naval officer ablaze.

The three suspects, who hailed the ride to Bakado near Sekondi reportedly poured fuel on him and set him ablaze with the intention of stealing his vehicle.

According to a report filed by 3news.com.gh, the victim, LS Okyere Boateng, died on Friday, December 24, 2021, at the 37 Military Hospital, where he was receiving treatment for severe burns.

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Three teenagers arrested for burning naval officer to death
Naval officer who was set ablaze in his uber Photo credit: 3news.com
Source: UGC

The Western Regional Police Command’s Public Relations Officer DSP Olivia Ewurabena Adiku, said the suspects, all students and aged 17 and 18, confessed to committing the heinous crime.

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The suspects said they wanted to snatch the car the officer was using for online services but he was being stubborn, hence their action.

They will be arraigned before the court on Wednesday, December 29, according to the Police.

All surgeries at Tamale Central Hospital suspended over lack of medical supplies

In other news, the Tamale Central Hospital has suspended all surgeries at its facility effective Thursday, December 23, 2021.

The hospital management said it would not be able to conduct surgeries over the lack of essential supplies and water in the hospital.

This information was sighted in a memo from the Specialist Surgeon to the Medical Superintendent of the hospital.

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KATH emergency unit doctors test positive for coronavirus

Meanwhile, the Medical Director of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), Professor Baffuor Kofi Opoku, has revealed that all doctors at the accident and emergency unit have tested positive for the coronavirus.

According to Professor Opoku, it is possible for the unit to shut down due to this development. He further revealed that for about three weeks in November, no patient was put on admission but the unit has started getting patients coming on admissions.

Prof Opoku said the worst of it all is that this surge in the coronavirus is seriously affecting the staff of Komfo Anokye since an infected doctor or nurse has to stay away for two weeks.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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