Western Region: Three teens arested over burning to death of Naval officer

Three teenagers who are said to be behind the burning to death of a Navy officer at Bakado near Sekondi have been put behind bars.

The victim, LS Okyere Boateng, died on Friday at the 37 Military Hospital, where he was receiving treatment for the severe burns he sustained in the attack on Wednesday, December 22.

Western Regional Police Command’s Public Relations Officer DSP Olivia Ewurabena Adiku, who confirmed the arrest to Connect FM‘s Nhyiraba Paa Kwesi Simpson, says the suspects, all students and aged 17 and 18, have confessed to committing the heinous crime.

According to the police, the suspects say 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 court on Wednesday, December 29, according to the Police.



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