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IGP heads to Kumasi over death of Police Officer and family in fire outbreak

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The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Dr. George Akuffo Dampare is heading to Kumasi following the tragic death of a police officer and his family during a fire incident.

Seargent Owusu Asante Baafi, who is with the anti-robbery unit of the Ashanti Regional Police Command, his wife and child were burnt to death in a fire that gutted the police barracks where they lived.

Meanwhile, personnel from the Anti-Robbery Unit of the Ghana Police Service and other sympathizers have gathered at the residence.

Assembly Member for the Apromase/Asawase Electoral area, Ernest Kwarteng, said that they are awaiting the experts to reveal what caused the fire.

The bodies of the family have been deposited at the morgue.

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