The remains of the four boys who drown in beach while making attempt to rescue their friend at the Bosumtwi-Sam Fishing Harbour in Sekondi, Ghana last Sunday, were laid to rest yesterday after a burial service was held for them at Ketan in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis.
According to sources, the deceased were part of about 15 youths who had gone to the Skyy Beach Haven, near the fishing harbour, to have fun on that fateful day.
The names of the deceased, who were all residents of Ketan near Sekondi, were given as Frank Amankwaa aka ‘Juju,’ 18, and a final-year student of a senior high school at Sekondi and Joseph Bonful, 20, former student of a technical school in Takoradi.
The rest are Agya Ackon, aka “Off” and one Evans, who was a welder at Ketan, near Sekondi.
Surprisingly, the person the four persons attempted to rescue, whose name was given only as Julius, 19, and a member of a local brass band group, survived.
Julius is currently receiving treatment at the Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital in Sekondi.
The bodies of the four persons were retrieved last Monday morning and were deposited at the morgue of the same hospital.