The man was believed to be traveling from Yeji to Kumasi

The corpse of a 28-year-old man, who drowned in the Volta Lake in Yeji in the Brong Ahafo region, has been retrieved after a three-hour search by some witnesses.

Reports had it that the incident happened after he bought a ticket to travel to Kumasi from Yeji on Friday.

A witness in an interview with Adom News said, “the young man came to the lorry station and bought a ticket to travel to Kumasi only for us to later see him heading towards the riverside and jumped into the river without we catching a glimpse of him again.”

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Information gathered was that the deceased, after he was found in the river, had a birth certificate and a school certificate on him with the name on the birth certificate as Musah Yakubu, the father as Yakubu Wumbei and the mother as Memunatu Alhassan, all residents in Tamale.

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Meanwhile, the body has been sent to the St Mathias Hospital with investigations to locate the family ongoing.

Source: | Adom News

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