Tears flow as man d!es in fire at Sunyani

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Tears flow as man d!es in fire at Sunyani, a town known as Area 4.

In a report seen by adepanews.com, Kwadwo Obeng, a trader lost his life in a fire.

The incident happened at Area 4, a suburb of the Sunyani Municipality in the Bono Region.

The deceased,  52-year-old trader is said to have died as fire gutted two wooden structures which housed some families.

The incident according to the report happened at 11 p.m. last Wednesday.

The incident was confirmed by the Bono Regional Commander of the Ghana National Fire Service, ACFO Olivia Ayem who explained that;

“It involved a wooden structure with some occupants. We lost one person; 52-year-old Kojo Obeng,”

“The second structure had a family; a woman and her husband with two children. We were able to rescue them, but the lady had some injuries – multiple injuries on the hands and the legs,” 

Meanwhile, a driver and two supervisors who were nabbed by the police for spilling concrete at Abavana Junction along the Pigfarm-Circle stretch in Accra appeared before the court on Thursday, January 27, 2022.

The three accused were convicted to pay fines of various amounts.

The first accused, Tahiru Faisal who is the driver of a Ford Concrete Pump Truck with registration number GN 8042- 20 has been convicted to pay a fine of Two Thousand Four Hundred Cedis (GH₵2400.00).

The second accused, Emmanuel Sogah-Burns who is the Engineer/Supervisor of Sobtech Engineering Consultancy has also been convicted to pay a fine of Six Hundred Ghana Cedis (GH₵600.00).

The third accused, Stephen Donkor who is the operator is also convicted to pay a fine of Six Hundred Ghana Cedis (GH₵600.00).