The Inspector General of Ghana Police Service, James Oppong-Boanuh has announced a GHS2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of persons involved in the lynching of a 90-year old woman.
The incident which occured on Thursday received public outrage as many Ghanaians condemned the attack on the woman.
In a statement issued on July 26, 2020 in Accra yesterday and signed by the Director of Public Affairs, Superintendent of Police Shiella Kessie Abayie-Buckman, said the police condemns mob justice in any form thus, any person with credible information, leading to the arrest of the suspects should inform the police administration.
According to the statement, the suspects, known as Sanjo, is said to have hosted Hajia Filina, one Teacher Aliu, Bumaye, Ashley, and Manafo are believed to have fled the town.
It said “any person with credible information that could lead to the arrest should contact Police in Savannah region or call police toll free on 18555 or 112 or on mobile numbers 0550323323, 0275000156 or on whatsapp 0206639121”.
The Inspector General of Police has however dispatched homicide experts from the National Police headquarters to the Savannah region to help search for the murderers of Madam Akua Denteh.
“The Inspector General of Police yesterday 25th July, 2020 dispatched homicide experts from the National Police headquarters to the Savannah region, to help search for the murderers of Madam Akua Denteh, aged 90 years”.
The police however has assured the public that it will fish out perpetrators of the heinous crime.
On Thursday, July 23, 2020, 90-year old Madam Akua Denteh was lynched to death at Kafaba near Salaga in the East Gonja District by some persons who alleged that Madam Akua was a witch.
By Agnes Melissa Yovo | Talksafrica.com