Two Bodies Of Primary Six Pupils Found In Newmont Dam After They Went Swimming

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Two Bodies belonging to two primary six pupils have been found in Newmont dam in the Brong Ahafo Region. 

The pupils identified as 13-year-old David Opoku and 14-year-old Thomas Opoku, allegedly drowned  in the Newmont dam in Ahafo Tutuka when they went swimming.

Police at Ahafo Kenyasi have since begun investigations into the matter. The Asutifi North and South District Police Commander, DSP Paul Ankan, told the media that “The information that reached the police was that two boys had drowned in a dam.

“Based on the information, police rushed to the scene and realized that the apparel and slippers of the victims were at the bank of the dam. The police sought the services of the local divers and the bodies of the children were retrieved”.

Police information says the bodies of the two have been deposited at the morgue pending autopsy.

Meanwhile, the management of Newmont Ghana, Ahafo Mine, is also currently assisting with investigations. The parents of the deceased boys expressed their shock after seeing the bodies of their kids.

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