Eight year old boy as been mistakenly shot dead during a festival at Awutu Beraku in the Awutu Senya West District of the Central Region.
This occurred at the Awutu Bereku Durbar grounds when the Chiefs and Elders were ‘purifying the gods’.
The gun was shot when they were pouring libation through the principal streets of the community.
Two persons who were also injured in the process have been sent to the Winneba Trauma and Specialist Hospital for treatment.
The Awutu Bereku District Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Joshua Semanyo told journlaists that the suspect has been arrested fir further investigations.