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Couple kills four year old daughter


A couple has been arrested by the Enchi District Police for beating their four-year-old daughter to death.

The incident occurred on January 4, 2022 at Yakase in the Aowin Municipality of the Western North Region.

According to police reports, the suspects, Effah Donaldson, 34, and Salome Oteku, 27, beat the victim, Francisca Etuteh, for bedwetting.

The police said the late Francisca, was also made to sit on hot water, and broke her arm due to the beating.

The suspects were said to have caned the deceased till she fell unconscious.

Enchi Police Divisional Commander, ACP Henry Bacho, said the couple consequently rushed their daughter to the Aowin Community Clinic.

However, Francisca died while receiving treatment.

After the report was lodged, ACP Bacho noted that a team was deployed to pick up the suspects for interrogation.

Meanwhile, the body has been deposited at the Enchi Government Hospital for autopsy.

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