40-year-old Kwaku Addai, alias Atta Kuma, has met his untimely death at Chiransa near Senfi in the Bekwai municipality of the Ashanti region when he went for hunting with his friends and got drowned in the Oda River.
According to the Unit Committee Chairman of the area, Benjamin Amponsah, the three hunters; Kwaku Addai alias Attah Kuma now deceased, Samuel Obinim and Collins Agyemang went to the bush Sunday morning for hunting with their dogs.
“Luckily for them, they saw one grasscutter, so they chased it with their dogs but unfortunately, the grass cutter threw itself into the Oda River, so Kwaku Addai also threw himself into the river in order to catch the animal and unfortunately for him got drowned in it,” he narrated.
After his colleagues attempt to rescue him failed, they rushed home to inform the Unit Committee Chairman who mobilised some community members to the scene.
According to reports, the people who went to the bank of the river also couldn’t rescue drowning Kwaku Addai.
The matter was reported to the police where the body was retrieved Monday morning, May 8, 2023.
His remains was retrieved from the river after some some rituals were performed
He left behind a wife and three children.