Bolt driver who was left in critical condition after being set on fire by attackers d!es while being treated at the hospital on Friday.
The driver was set on fire by attackers on Wednesday night, December 22, 2021 while he was working.
The incident happened in Sekondi-Takoradi around 10 pm, after the rider poured fuel on him and lit him on fire at Bakano in Sekondi, he suffered burns to his face and other portions of his body.
The deceased was identified as a Navy officer in Bakado, near Sekondi.
The suspects, all students aged 17 and 18, have confessed to the horrific act, according to DSP Olivia Ewurabena Adiku of the Western Regional Police Command, who confirmed the arrest to Connect FM’s Nhyiraba Paa Kwesi Simpson. They will be arraigned in court on Wednesday, December 29.
The suspects said they intended to take the officer’s car, which he was using for internet services, but he refused, sparking their action, according to the police.
Finance Committee Chairman of the Takoradi online drivers, Edmund Kweku Appiah who spoke in an interview with Accra based Citi Fm said;
“Friday, our brother who is a navy officer died and I was shocked the whole day. Everybody is left in shock and we are praying that God should protect us.
“We are in the Christmas holidays and we are not sure bolt drivers can drive people home. It is so painful. From the intel that we have, two guys have been arrested. We pray that it is true,”