A 21-year-old father is currently held by the Awutu Bereku District Police Command for allegedly murdering his three-week old baby..
Bright according to reports has killed the baby for suspected money rituals at Fetteh Kakraba in the Gomoa East District of the Central Region.
The unfortunate incident occurred on Monday night when he came to visit the baby and mother.
In an interview, Bright’s friend narrated that the child’s mother left the sleeping baby inside to run an errand.
Bright then asked his friend to go and bring the baby from the room which he did, allegedly without knowing he had ulterior motives.
“I met Bright on the school park with the baby and a few minutes later, the mother called that he was missing,” he narrated.
A resident disclosed a search party was launched for the baby immediately after the news about the baby’s disappearance broke out.
Bright’s friend was apprehended after the group had a tip-off that he was the one who took the baby out of the room.
The accomplice led the search party to the school park but Bright had already killed the baby when they got there.
Bright and his friend have been arrested and are assisting with investigations.