According to statement , DSP Irene Oppong in charge for Public Affairs for the Ghana Police Service for Cape Coast said they have get formal complaint from one Kwame Akono as at 8:40pm say "at about 5:30pm, his nephew Joshua Annor aged 15years told him that he is going to play football at the beach . And unfortunately he was drowned in the water.
According to the statement, The police rushed to the scene with search party.
The statement further says that they have retrieve twelve dead bodies and the ages are 14 to 17years. On Monday morning. This number get two female body in the hospital mortuary pending autopsy examination.
The statement conclude that , "investigations is ongoing , so families must understand and wait for the autopsy examination ".
So far rescue team have search through the waters to retrieve the remaining bodies.
Community members has observed that more people probably die because of many kids go to the Apam beach to swim on Sundays .
The kids use according to the community members, us unapproved routes to the area sake of the Covid-19 protocols which they have ban recreational activities, so they use some area to swim .This place was where the accident happen.
Sake of the nature of where they use, people couldn't find them easily until Monday morning where they started to retrieve the bodies.
Unconfirmed reports is suggesting that more than 20 people have died in the river.
Ghana impose Covid-19 restrictions on activities like beach and other staffs , They dont know how the kids escape the watch of authorities until de accident happen
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