Girl Sets Boyfriend's Room Ablaze After Messy Breakup Over Cheating

Girl Sets Boyfriend's Room Ablaze After Messy Breakup Over Cheating

  • A teenage girl has set her boyfriend's house on fire after he broke up with her for cheating on him
  • The girl had gone to ask him for money when the messy breakup happened at his workplace
  • The jilted girlfriend proceeded to the boyfriend's house while he was still at work and set it ablaze

A 16-year-old girl has been taken into police custody in Mankessim in the Central Region for allegedly committing arson.

The young girl had set her boyfriend’s room ablaze after he broke up with her.

Girl Sets Boyfriend's Room Ablaze After Messy Breakup Over Cheating
Girl sets boyfriend's house on fire after breaking up with her.
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In a report by GHOne, the young girl had visited her boyfriend at his corn mill shop to demand money.

The boyfriend had refused to give her the money claiming that she had cheated on him during their relationship.

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The boyfriend reportedly said that based on her unfaithfulness, he was ending their relationship immediately.

The young girl begged for forgiveness, but the man forcibly removed her from his workplace.

Hurt and disgraced by the incident, the teenager went to her ex-boyfriend’s house and set it on fire.

She then quietly returned to her workplace where she told her friend about what had happened.

She was subsequently arrested after community members came to apprehend her after the fire broke out.

She was handed over to the Mankessim Police Command, where she is assisting police investigation.

She has also confessed to her actions.

The Assembly Member of the area, Alhaji Alli Amoah Abubakari, has warned teenagers in the town to shun such toxic behaviours in romantic relationships.

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