Police in Tema have arrested a 38-year-old woman, Comfort Agboloshie for allegedly setting her husband ablaze.

According to her, the suspect allegedly took her three children from the room in which they were sleeping with their father and their uncle before committing the act.

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She told the Daily Graphic that neighbours who saw the fire managed to rescue the two brothers who had sustained varying degrees of burns and immediately rushed them to the Tema General Hospital.

Lawrence survived but his brother, Benjamin Oyem, 42, who was also sleeping in the same room, however, died on the way as he was being transferred to the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

ASP Obeng said the body of the deceased has been deposited at the Tema General Hospital mortuary.

Lawrence is, however, in a coma and on admission at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.