New update concerning the death of Ghanian singer and dancer Ebony Reigns, says that the soldier who died in the accident with Ebony Reigns will be punished by the Ghana Armed Forces as he violated the rules of the army by lying that he was sick and also for wearing a uniform for an unofficial duty.
The soldier is an Air-force Lance Corporal and a report on YEN.com.gh says that, the soldier will be court marshaled and sentenced to 40 days in the military guardroom for lying and also wearing a military uniform on an unofficial duty. Reports say, he applied for a sick leave before embarking on that journey.
What this means is that his the body of the deceased soldier will be detained for 40 days before being handed over to his family. Also, the bereaved family could be denied his benefits.–Report on yen.com.gh
Now this is serious and it’s shocking to learn that, in the military even in death, you could be punished if you flout the rules.
Ebony and 2 others died in a fatal accident after their driver in an attempt to dodge a heap of sand on the road crashed into a VIP bus. The driver was the only one who survived that accident.
Ebony was returning to Accra after she went to visit her mom in Kumasi and met her untimely death. News of her death has shocked majority of Ghanaians.
Ebony who would have turned 21 on February 16th, unfortunately, couldn’t live to celebrate her birthday.