The deceased, Madam Akua Denteh, was accused of witchcraft by a seer, who had been invited by the villagers to help them drive away their misfortunes.
Madam Freda Prempeh told NEAT FM’s morning show ‘Ghana Montie’ that the soothsayer has caused the death of two other persons alleged to be witches.
“That is what she has been doing. This is not the first, the second but third person she has done this to. That is the information gathered,” she said.
Arrest and prosecute killers of 90-year-old ‘witch’
Freda Prempeh however condemned the lynching and said her outfit has called for immediate investigations and prosecution of all the perpetrators.
The incident happened on Thursday, July 23, 2020, in the East Gonja Municipality.
GHS2K bounty on suspects
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. James Oppong-Boanuh, has announced an amount of GHS 2,000 reward for any person with information leading to the arrest of the suspects involved in the lynching of a 90-year-old woman for allegedly being a witch.
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