A 19-year-old boy, Solomon Tetteh, has been apprehended by the Police for setting his 28-year-old ex-girlfriend Abigail Tei’s room on flames.
The incident occurred on Sunday morning at Huhunya a community near Nkruakan in the Eastern region of Ghana.
The suspect is said to have broken into the room of the ex-girlfriend who had journeyed by then and set the room ablaze. The flame affected five other rooms, dislodging five other occupants.
A witness in the house said: “around 11:AM, we were eating when we heard one of the guys saying our house is on fire so we rushed to the scene. The person who caused the fire run away so immediately we rushed to where he was to arrest him.”
Abigail Tei, a mother of one, narrated her ordeal to the media on how distressed she is and said.
“I was not around but someone called me that the boy has invaded my room and set fire into it. All the rooms here have been burnt. I lost everything my clothes, my fridge, my mattress, my child’s clothes. I have broken up with him for the past month.
I have nothing to do with him. I don’t feel safe and don’t know what will happen if he is released.”
Solomon is in police custody pending trial, ghpage.com will follow up to know how it ends.