Police in Saltpond in the Central Region have arrested a 50-year-old woman whose name was only given as Agnes Otoo for allegedly killing and burying her 12-year-old grandson at Mankesim in the Central Region.
The deceased prior to his death is said to have been severally maltreated by his grandmother who secretly buried him at an abandoned cemetery with assistance from a young man in the area.
An eyewitness who narrated the incident said the suspect allegedly committed the act after accusing the deceased of disobedience.
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Prior to his death, the suspect is reported to have locked the boy in a room for months without food.
The boy’s death is said to have resulted from beatings received from the hands of the suspect.
A brother of the deceased who couldn’t hide his grandmother’s act notified the police, leading to the arrest of the suspect.
The suspect and her accomplice have since been arrested by the police to help in the investigation into their role in the young boy’s death and alleged hindrance of the inquest.