A 19 year old boy, Solomon Tetteh, is in the custody of the Police for setting fire into the room of his 28 year old ex- girlfriend ,Abigail Tei, for breaking up relationship with him.
The arson attack occurred Sunday Morning at Huhunya , a community near Nkruakan in the Eastern Region.
The suspect broke into the room of the ex-girlfriend who had travelled, sprinkled patrol into her clothes and other personal effects and set fire into it.
The blaze affected five other rooms in the family house displacing five occupants.
A witness in the House narrated to Bryt FM News that “Around 11am we were eating when we heard one of the guys saying our house is on fire so we rushed to the scene.The person who caused the fire run away so immediately we rushed to where he is to go and arrest him”
The ex-girl lover ,Abigail Tei,a mother of one ,told Bryt Fm News she was traumatized and feels unsafe.
“I WAS NOT AROUND BUT SOMEONE CALLED ME ON PHONE THAT THE BOY HAS INVADED MY ROOM AND SET FIRE INTO IT. ALL THE ROOMS HERE HAVE BEEN BURNT. I LOSS EVERYTHING MY CLOTHES, MY FRIDGE, MATTRESS, MY CHILD’S CLOTHES. I HAVE BROKEN UP WITH HIM FOR THE PAST ONE MONTH. I HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH HIM. I DONT FEEL SAFE. I DON’T KNOW WHAT WILL HAPPEN IF HE IS RELEASED”
The suspect is expected to be put before Court.