A nine-year-old boy has been killed in an inferno after his stepfather set their home ablaze at Medoma in the Ashanti Region Monday dawn.
The blaze swept through four rooms in the apartment in which they live, affecting other families.
The man, known only as Agyemang, his wife and twin of the deceased, sustained various degrees of injury.
It is unclear what might have triggered his action but sources say the maknhad earlier complain about his wife getting a fone from his brother.
The landlord of the house revealed that he had earlier warn Agyemang to desist from assaulting his wife or he will be ejected only for him to set them ablaze.
Agyemang who sustained series of burns himself is at the Komfo Anokye Hospital receiving treatment under Police watch