Kumasi aboabo station
Kumasi aboabo station
Kumasi aboabo station
Kumasi aboabo station

The Manhyia Divisional Police Command has picked up two persons over a fire incident at Kumasi Aboabo station in the Ashanti Region.

Kofi Gyimah, 37-year-old electric welder and Paul Kwasi Kwakye, a 51-year-old shop owner, are allegedly to be responsible for the outbreak.

Kofi Gyimah was said to have been contracted by Paul Kwasi Kwakye to work at his shop on Sunday morning and while in the process fire started from the shop and spread through the building.
More than thirty shops which are located at a commercial building at the Kumasi Aboabo station were razed by fire in the early hours of Sunday, January 10, 2021.

The building which host over 100 shops and warehouses is one of the busiest commercial facilities in the area where plastic materials and other assorted consumables are sold.

Fire officers had a hectic time bringing the situation under control as the spreading fire destroyed property running into millions of Ghana cedis.

The Ashanti Regional Public Relations Officer of the Ghana National Fire Service, D. O III Ackah Desmond told journalists that ,the building will be pulled down after an assessment is conducted as part of their investigations.
The two suspects have been put behind bars to assist the police in their investigations.

source citi news



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