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Crime & Punishment of Friday, 24 May 2019

Source: dailyguidenetwork.com

Police hunt for Ashaiman abortion suspect

Police in Ashaiman are on the heels of the person, who cruelly dumped the body of baby in a gutter at Ashaiman Zongo in the Greater Accra Region.

They, therefore, appealed to the residents in the area to volunteer information on the whereabouts of the suspect.

The body was discovered in a black polythene bag in the area.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) George Antwi-Tanoh, the Crime Officer of the Ashaiman District Police Station, said Memunatu Labaran Barry, an Assemblywoman of Mamomo Electoral Area in Ashaiman, reported the incident to the police at about 8:00pm.

The police proceeded to the scene and found the body of a fresh baby in a black polythene bag, but the body was in a state of decomposition.

According to him, the body was inspected but there were no marks on it.

“Someone might have dumped the body in the area,” the police officer said.

The body was deposited at the morgue of the Police Hospital in Accra pending autopsy.