A 25-year-old pupil teacher, Atigah Koame Agbessi is in the grips of the Akatsi Police in the Volta region for allegedly murdering a 5-year-old boy in the area.
The suspect, who reportedly carried out the act at Anta-Estate a suburb of Akatsi, was in process of burying the victim, Monday morning when he was seen by a passer-by removing the body from a sack.
The passer-by immediately raised an alarm which led to the arrest of the suspect by some residents who rushed to the scene and handed him over to the police.
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The boy identified as Prince Ahiatrogah was a kindergarten pupil at Akatsi R.C Basic School and his body has been deposited at the morgue awaiting autopsy.
Superintendent Dennis Fiakpui, the Akatsi district Police commander confirmed the incident to the media and said investigations has commenced into the incident.