The Adentan District Police have intensified investigations into the circumstances leading to the alleged drowning of four children at Ashaley Botwe Lakeside Estates, near Accra on Sunday.

No suspects have been arrested yet.

But the District Police Commander, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Mr Stephen Kofi Ahiatafu, told the Daily Graphic yesterday that the police were doing everything humanly possible to unravel the mystery surrounding the death of the four children.

The bodies of the four children, Angel Agbenya, 9, K wabena Badu, 10, Richmond Armah, 11, and Fredrick a Aboagye, 10, were found floating in a gutter in the community on Sunday morning. The children were reported missing on Saturday afternoon after they failed to return home from playing in the vicinity.

Mr Ahiatafu said the police would do all g that they could to unravel the mystery and v gave an assurance that anyone found n culpable would be brought to book.

He indicated that until investigations d were completed, the bodies of the children would not be released to their families.

Following the disappearance of the children on Saturday, the police caused announcements to be made on a radio station soliciting public assistance.

The police also undertook a search within the vicinity but to no avail.

They visited the various playgrounds where the children were believed to have gone to play on Saturday until their bodies were found floating in the gutter on Sunday morning.

The bodies of the four children have been deposited at the Police Hospital for postmortem.

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