Couple, 3-year-old son shot and burnt to death by unknown gunmen

September 13, 2019

Three persons including a couple and their 3-year-old son have been shot and burnt beyond recognition at Tsopoli near Prampram in the Greater Accra Region.

The deceased persons have been identified as Oman Kwaw Koranteng  and his wife, Sophia Kpotogi Daale and their son, Oman Akuaku who were attacked while on their way to fetch water with their Nissan Hardbody Pick-up vehicle

ACP Dodzi Hlordze, the Divisional Police Commander, Prampram who confirmed the unfortunate incident, revealed that his outfit has commenced investigations into the incident to apprehend the perpetrators behind the act.

“The bodies have been burnt beyond ashes so we are unable to recognize the deceased persons. The villagers are not willing to cooperate with us. They were ambushed and shot dead and burnt the wife, husband, and their 3-year-old child. They were going to fetch water….they rear cattle there and they use to fetch water in the area at the sea nearby. While they were going the people laid ambush and they were shot and later burnt to death”, he revealed.
According to him, they received information on Thursday night but when they rushed there, they could not identify or rescue the deceased persons in view of the fact they had been burnt beyond recognition.

“We are going there to see if some of the people can cooperate with us before we make an arrest”, he added.