One of the major news headlines this week has been the lynching of the 90-year-old lady who was accused of being a witch.
Bizarre videos showed this lady being lynched by some community members. She was hit with stones, slabs and other stuff until she died.
Many have condemned the incident and it led to the arrest of the chief of the area. To make the police release the chief, five suspects have presented themselves to the police.
This was revealed by popular news anchor, Serwaa Amihere in a recent social media post which reads;
“90 yr old Lynching:
5 Suspects present themselves to the Police, ask for the release of their Chief.
Source: Agoo fm news. Details soon”
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Another old woman tortured at Kafaba for witchcraft shares her ordeal
One of the 17 women who was subjected to severe torture by the spiritualist at Kafaba, Hajia Felina, for allegedly being a witch, has narrated her ordeal.
Hawa Yakubu, 69, was admitted at the Salaga Government Hospital on Friday after she was tortured on suspicion of being a witch.
According to her, she was accused of being behind the sickness of one of her siblings, a claim she denied.
She explained that she was picked up from her house on Wednesday and subjected to torture.
A large crowd accompanied the spiritualist, she narrated, to whisk her away from her house.
Madam Hawa said she was tortured and nearly lost her life.
“I had to admit to their demands that I’m a witch to save my life. I would have been dead by now.”
She stated she was rushed to the Salaga Government Hospital, where she was admitted. She wants justice for her ordeal.
“It’s unfortunate that Akua Denteh lost her life and may Allah grant her rest. For me, all I ask for is justice for the ordeal I went through.”
The case has since been reported to the Salaga District Police Command.
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