MAN, 21 ARRESTED FOR KILLING 4-YEAR-OLD BOY
A 21-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly killing a four-year-old boy at Boete in the Obuasi East district of the Ashanti region.
According to reports, the suspect, identified as Emmanuel Adjei claims the deceased and his mother have been tormenting his life spiritually for some time now, hence his decision to end the life of the child.
The incident has thrown the Boete Community into a state of shock and mourning.
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Corroborating the incident, mother of the deceased Obaa Yaa said, in the early house of Thursday 29th April 2021, she left home to buy porridge for his son who was bathing.
According to her, when she returned a few minutes later, his son was nowhere to be found. After several hours, a search was conducted but there was no trace of her son.
Later a tenant in the house hinted Obaa Yaa that she saw Emmanuel Adjei struggle with his child while she was passing.
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This compelled the community members to break into the suspectâ€™s bedroom, unfortunately, the missing boyâ€™s lifeless body was located under the bed of the suspect in a pool of blood.
Emmanuel Adjei who was arrested by the Obuasi Police Command admitted to the offence of committing murder.
He explained that, the deceased and her mother have been tormenting him spiritually hence a decision to terminate the life of the innocent child.