7 Arrested For Allegedly Killing 2 Over Witchcraft Accusation
Seven people have been arrested by the Upper East police command for their alleged involvement in the killing of an old man and woman.
The two were branded as witches in the Talensi District of the Upper East Region.
The accused persons were forced by a fetish priest under the instruction of some community members to drink some concoctions to prove their innocence.
Meanwhile, the old man died instantly and the old woman a day after taking the unknown substance.
The police said they are still on the manhunt for other suspects.
The District Chief Executive for Talensi District, Thomas Wuni Pearson, said he is surprised by the incident and will follow up with the police diligently.