General News of Sunday, 27 December 2015
A man has burnt his three children to death at Boadifo, a suburb of Takoradi in the Western region.
The yet-to-be identified assailant allegedly killed the children after a disagreement with his wife Saturday dawn.
The distraught mother of one of the children Sadia Nimatu who confirmed the incident to StarrFMonline.com said after regular disagreements with the suspect, she had left his home for her father’s residence but has been fighting to secure custody of her two-and-half year old girl who was burnt alongside the two other kids; from a different mother.
She noted that the suspect had threatened on numerous occasions to burn the children anytime she made efforts to go for her child.
Her father, Malik, who also spoke to StarrFMonline.com said the suspect burnt the children after he had sent some young men to accompany his daughter to go for the kids Saturday dawn.
He said the matter has been reported to the Market-circle police in Takoradi.
The suspect is on the run.