Couple arrested after caning their 4-year-old daughter to death for bedwetting.

A couple in Yakase in the Western North region of Ghana, beaten their four year old child to death because she peed on the bed.

Effah Donaldson, 34, and Salome Oteku, 27,  are currently in police custody after committing manslaughter against their own 4-year-old daughter on Tuesday, January 4th.

The father and his wife are said to have forced Francisca Etuteh, the daughter, to sit in hot water before they beat her with a cane until she passed out. 

Enchi District police said that the girl’s arm was fractured as a result of the torture she received from her parents, which ultimately led to her death.

Police Divisional Commander ACP Henry Bacho told Joynews that the couple, after the incident, took their daughter to the Aowin Community Clinic for treatment, but she died in the process of receiving treatment.

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The suspects tried to bury evidence as they went ahead and wrapped their dead daughter with Acheampong leaves, intending to dump her at midnight.