The boy’s prefect and a primary six pupil of New Atuabo Anglican primary school met his untimely death when he went to the River side with his friends to wash down.
A 15 year old boy got drowned in the Rapaloma River at Essamang Kakraba in the Tarkwa Nsueam Municipality in the late hours on Wednesday March 11.
The deceased, Master Simon Asiedu Acquah, who was the boy’s prefect and a primary six pupil of New Atuabo Anglican primary school met his untimely death when he went to the River side with his friends to wash down, Ghana News Agency(GNA) Reports.
Accoding to the reports, The body has since been deposited at the Tarkwa Government Hospital morgue for autopsy.
The acting Tarkwa district Police Commander, Superintendent of Police Robert Kobil, comfirm the news with GNA said Acquah lived with his mother Amina Sule at Esaamang Kakraba and when he closed from school on Wednesday, he went home and changed his uniform and together with some friends proceeded to the Rapaloma River to wash down but he got drowned.
Supt Kobil said residents living around the River informed the police and when the they arrived at the scene, some members of the community had already organized a search party to retrieve the body.
He added although, there were no physical marks on the body, the police have started an investigation into the incident.