18-month old boy dies in a pot-designed borehole


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By Regina Benneh, GNA   

Sunyani, Feb. 14, GNA – A One and a half year
old boy on Wednesday fell into a pot-designed borehole that was full of water
and died instantly at Yeji in the Pru East District of the Bono East Region.

The body of the little boy has been
deposited at the St. Mathias Catholic Hospital’s morgue at Yeji, pending
autopsy, Chief Inspector Augustine Kingsley Oppong, the Bono Regional Police
Public Relations Officer told the Ghana News Agency on Friday in Sunyani.

He said Godwin Awudi, aged 38 and an uncle
of the deceased informed the Yeji Police about the incident that day and the
Police went to retrieve the body to be deposited at the Hospital.

Chief Inspector Oppong said Police was
investigating to ascertain the circumstances that led to the incidents.