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Fire kills Police officer, wife and child



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A police officer has died together with his wife and child after fire gutted the police barracks where the family resided.

The police officer is reported to have been with the anti-robbery unit of the Ashanti Regional Police Command.

According to the report, the Assembly Member for the Apromase/Asawase Electoral area, Ernest Kwarteng, said the cause of the fire is yet to be revealed.

“According to eyewitnesses, the fire swept through one of the rooms and as we speak, a married man, the wife and daughter are no more.”

“They have been burnt and the body deposited at the morgue. The police came in but we are waiting for the experts to tell us exactly what happened”, quoted Ernest Kwarteng as having said.

The bodies of the family have since been deposited at the morgue.



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