Kumasi: Police officer, wife and child die in fire outbreak

A police officer with the anti-robbery unit of the Ashanti Regional Police Command has been burnt to death in a fire that gutted the police barracks where he lived with his family.

The officer died together with his wife, and child.

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

Assembly Member for the Apromase/Asawase Electoral area, Ernest Kwarteng, told Citi News that they are awaiting the experts to reveal what caused the fire.

“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 come in to tell us exactly what happened”, he said.