GHANA: Female teacher ‘beaten’ to death in Ashanti region

A female teacher

is reported dead after allegedly being

assaulted by relatives of a pupil she had

punished for wrong doing at Asuafu, near

Nsuta in the Ashanti region.

The deceased, identified as Charity Nyarko,

22, was a Kindergarten teacher at the St.

Joseph Anglican Preparatory School at Nsuta

in the Sekyere Central District. Sources at

the education office confirmed the incident

but are unable to give details.

According to Nhyira FM's Ohemeng Tawiah,

the deceased, who taught at the

Kindergarten department of the school, had

disciplined a pupil who suffered injury as a

result. The family assaulted her last Friday

after the incident.

Ohemeng Tawiah said the deceased on

Monday together with the headmistress, went

to apologise to the family of the pupil but a

a furious family member picked up a chair to

hit Charity and in her attempt to flee from

the scene, she fell into a gutter and died

later while being sent to the Mampong


Two persons have been arrested by the police

for their alleged involvement in the crime,

Ohemeng reported.


Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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