Man Strangles 12-Year-Old Boy To Death
A 20-year-old young man, Kossi Alhassan has been arrested by the police for strangling a 12-year-old boy to death to stop him from reporting him for stealing.
According to the Anfoega District Police Command, the incident happened at Awate Todzi in the Volta Region where the young boy was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital after he was rushed there by the mother.
Police say the mother of the boy had told the boy and his sister to join her by the roadside where she sells groceries in a shop so that the family will attend church service together.
They explained that the deceased forgot to lock the door in their house so the mother asked him to go back and lock it before they attend church.
Police say on reaching the house, the little boy( deceased) chanced on Kossi stealing money the money in their house and threatened to say it and also report the suspect t his family.
However, the suspect, Kosi sensing danger strangled the boy leaving him unconscious and later dying as a result when his mother rushed him to the hospital.
Police say an autopsy has been scheduled and the case will be arranged before the court.