Three teenagers have been arrested and held over the murder of a Naval officer at Bakado near Sekondi in the Western Region.
The victim, who suffered first degree burns, was transported to Accra and he died at the 37 Military Hospital.
The victim, LS Okyere Boateng, died on Friday, December 24 at the 37 Military Hospital, where he was receiving treatment from the severe burns he sustained in the attack on Wednesday, December 22.
Western Regional Police Command’s Public Relations Officer DSP Olivia Ewurabena Adiku, who confirmed the arrest said the suspects, all students and aged 17 and 18, have confessed to committing the heinous crime.
According to the police, the suspects said they wanted to snatch the car the officer was using for online services but he was being stubborn, hence their action.
They will be arraigned before court on Wednesday, December 29, according to the Police.