The Central Region Police Command has arrested a 27-year-old man for killing his 2-year-old stepdaughter.
The suspect, Ebenezer Antwi, allegedly assaulted the mother of the baby and snatched the stepdaughter to an unknown destination, killed and later buried her under a cocoa tree.
In an interview with GNA, Sergeant Isaac Ettie, the Deputy Central Regional Public Relations Officer, on Saturday, November 14 at about 4:30pm, Madam Alice Gbeve, who reported the incident at the Assin Awisem Police Station.
She said Antwi, who is her boyfriend, assaulted her and took her daughter away with him and had not returned home.
He added that around 6:00pm, that same day, police intelligence led to the arrest of Antwi who was without the baby and heading towards Assin Asamang.
He said when Antwi was interrogated, he confessed the crime to the police.