A 25-year-old pupil teacher, Atigah Koame Agbessi, is in the grips of the Akatsi Police in the Volta region for allegedly murdering a 5-year-old boy in the area.
According to The Herald sources, the suspect who reportedly carried out the act at Anta-Estate, a suburb of Akatsi, was in the process of burying the victim secretly, but luck eluded him when he was seen by a passer-by removing the body from a sack.
According to the source, the passer-by immediately raised an alarm, which led to the arrest of the suspect by some residents, who rushed to the scene and subsequently handed him over to the police
The boy identified as Prince Ahiatrogah, was a kindergarten pupil at Akatsi R.C Basic School and his body, has since been deposited at the morgue, awaiting autopsy.
Superintendent Dennis Fiakpui, the Akatsi district Police commander, confirmed the incident to this paper in an interview and said investigation has commenced into the incident.
Meanwhile, the family is devastated at the demise of their son and has asked the police to make sure that, the culprit spends the rest of his life in prison.