Woman Drowns Daughter


A 32-year-old woman, Abena Atta, is currently in the grips of the police at Assin Fosu for allegedly killing her eight months old daughter, Paulina Amoah.

The woman, who residents say is mentally unstable, allegedly threw the baby into a river called, Haruna at the Haruna village, in the Assin South District of the Central Region.

According to the information gathered by Adom news, none of the seven children of the suspect, has a father.

Men in the area, usually take advantage of the suspect as a result of her mental disability.

The body has been deposited at the St. Francis Xavier Hospital morgue in Assin Fosu, while the suspect is in police custody.

The Assin Fosu divisional police commander, chief superintendent, Henry B.M Bacho, has indicated the Police, would update the media about the incident after full investigation is completed.

By: Amenyo Belinda Emefa

Level 300 Journalism, GIJ

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