Ho,- Police in Ho have arrested suspect Dzomeku Godsway, a 34-year old farmer, for setting ablaze his aunt’s house at Sokode Etoe in the Volta Region.
DSP Mrs Effia Tenge, the Volta Regional Police Public Relations Officer, briefing the Ghana News Agency, said on January 2, this year, the police received a complaint that the suspect had set a two-bedroom self-contained house ablaze at Sokode Etoe near Ho.
She said the police visited the scene and found two rooms burnt with other personal effects and Dzomeku was subsequently arrested at the Ho Lorry Station upon a tip-off.
The suspect confessed to the police that his aunt promised to give him one of the rooms but later rented it out, DSP Tenge said.
On the day of the incident, he went to steal from the tenant’s house after which he set it ablaze to cover up for a mattress and Ghc500.00 he stole.
The suspect is currently in police custody assisting with investigation and will be put before the court.
Source: Ghana News Agency