- A man has been arrested for the murder of a three-week-old baby at Fetteh Kakraba in the Gomoa East District
- The suspect is the baby's father, who is believed to have killed his son for rituals on January 22
- The suspect's friend was apprehended, and he revealed the role he had played in the baby’s disappearance.
The Awutu Bereku District Police Command has arrested a 21-year-old father over the murder of his three-week-old baby.
The suspect, identified only as Bright, is believed to have killed his son for rituals on January 22.
The killing took place at Fetteh Kakraba in the Gomoa East District of the Central Region.
Bright’s friend told Adom news that the child's mother left the baby to run an errand.
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Bright then asked his friend to go and bring the baby from the room without revealing his alleged motives.
The community was alerted, and a search party tried to find the missing baby.
Bright’s friend was apprehended, and he revealed the role he had played in the baby’s disappearance.
By the time they had found Bright, he had allegedly already killed the baby.
Bright and his friend have been arrested and are assisting with investigations.
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