Home / GENERAL NEWS / PHOTOS: 22-year-old man slips and dies in galamsey pit at Apampatia

PHOTOS: 22-year-old man slips and dies in galamsey pit at Apampatia

A 22-two-year-old man has met his untimely death after he slipped and fell into an abandoned galamsey pit at Akyem Apampatia in the Atiwa West District of the Eastern Region.

The remains of Nicholas Bokom have since been deposited at the CHAD morgue at Ankaase for preservation and autopsy.

man slips and dies in galamsey pit
man slips and dies in galamsey pit

The incident happened at about 12:00am when the deceased and other young men went to an illegal mining site in search of gold.

Acting Eastern Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Sergeant Francis Gomado, in a statement, said police at Akyem Kwabeng had information that a male adult had fallen into a mining pit at Apampatia.

A team of Police officers rushed to the scene and found the mining pit full of water.

The statement read: “Divers swam into the mining pit and retrieved the lifeless body of the male adult identified as Nicholas Bokom aged 22.”

It added that the body of the deceased was carefully inspected but there were no physical marks of violence to suggest foul play.

SOURCE: Adom News

About admin

Check Also

SAD VIDEO: Father Of ‘Mona Mobl3’ Narrates How His Son Ended Up On The Streets

The parent of celebrity madman, Mona Mobl3 whose real name is Kofi Ampofo has narrated how he ended up …

Alleged wife killer case: Court to rule on accused bail on April 20

  The Criminal Division of the Accra High Court has adjourned to April 20, 2021, …

Court dismisses Rastafarian student’s injunction against Achimota school

The Human Rights Division of the Accra High Court presided over by Justice Gifty Agyei …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Powered by Live Score & Live Score App