Fire at Kumasi barracks kills police officer and family

A member of the Ashanti Regional Police Command’s anti-robbery team and his family were killed in a fire outbreak.

The fire completely destroyed the police barracks where the officer and his family were housed.

He died along with his wife and child, according to sources.

Ernest Kwarteng, Assembly Member for the Apromase/Asawase Electoral Area, confirmed the news and stated that they are waiting for investigations into the source of the fire outbreak.

Speaking to the media, Mr. Kwartemg stated that eyewitnesses say “the fire swept through one of the rooms where the officer, his wife, and daughter were.”

“The police came in but we are waiting for the experts to come in to tell us what exactly happened,” he added.

Metrotvonline gather the bodies of the family of three have been deposited at the morgue.


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