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Regional News of Monday, 24 February 2020


Boy, 16, drowns in River Pra

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A 16-year-old has drowned in the Pra River in Twifo Praso in the Twifo Atti-Morkwa District of the Central Region.

Report gathered by Kasapa FM News Yaw Boagyan indicates that Michael left home Saturday morning for extra classes but after he closed he decided not to go home but accompanied his friends to the river to have fun.

The deceased reportedly swam in the deep portion of the river with his friends and was not able to come out of the water alive.

His colleagues after realizing Michael had drowned, rushed home to inform their parents who relayed the information to the Police Commander DSP Charles Addai Boateng who organized his men to the riverside.

Upon arriving at the scene, the Police retrieved footwear, mobile phone, school bag and Ghana National Identification card bearing the name Michael Gaddah.

The body has been conveyed to the Twifo Praso Government Hospital for preservation and autopsy.

The police have commenced investigations into the incident.