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Crime & Punishment of Monday, 21 January 2019

Source: Starrfmonline.com

Mother, daughter killed by speeding motorbike

A speeding motor rider has knocked and killed a mother and her daughter at Nuaso in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality of the Eastern region.

The accident occurred Sunday evening.

The bodies of the deceased Mamle Teye, 33, and a her daughter, Huno Philna, 8 have been deposited at the Mortuary of the St. Martin de Porres Hospital in Agormanya.

Information gathered indicate the deceased Mother was escorting her daughter to a barbering shop to trim her hair when both were knocked down while crossing the road.

Meanwhile, the motorcyclist -who is a washing Bay operator – was arrested by the Akuse Police shortly after he was treated and discharged by the Hospital to assist in investigation

The Odumase Police has commenced investigation into the accident.

In a related incident, a motorcyclist and a 7 year-old-girl have been crashed to death in separate accidents at Akyem -Atwemamena and Akyem-Topease respectively in the Eastern region.

Both bodies have been deposited at the morgue while police investigation continues.

The motorcyclist was crashed to death at Atwemamena near the Akyem Asafo stretch of the Accra-Kumasi Highway at about 8:pm Saturday .

The 7 year-old-girl was also knocked down by a speeding vehicle at Akyem Topease around 7 pm Same day.

She was pronounced dead on arrival at the St.Dominic hospital- Akwatia.