Chiefs Perform Rituals For Father Who Slept With His 3 Daughters In Assin South
Assin South District of the Central Region has performed a purification rite for a 60-year-old man who had sex with his three biological daughters by the traditional authorities at Assin Andoe.
A few weeks ago, Opanin Kwame Atta, known as Showboy, was fined ₵12,000 and asked to bring some items including 5 full-grown sheep, crates of assorted drinks, and bottles of exotic schnapps for purification rituals.
Mr. Kwame Atta was able to raise an amount of ¢8,000 and pleaded to pay for four sheep due to financial difficulties.
The Chief of the area, Nana Atta Banafo III said that they will perform two separate rituals at the places where the incestuous act takes place including the farm.
He added that the purification rite is to prevent bad spirits from hunting the family as well as the community.
Kwame Atta was on Wednesday, August 3, summoned to the Chief’s palace after he was accused of sexual relation.
The suspect upon appearing before the traditional leaders admitted to the act and pleaded for mercy.
The three victims whose names are being withheld are said to be in their twenties.
Meanwhile, the Linguist of Assin Andoe, Nana Yaw Oteng, the girls have suffered years of sexual assault from their father but they were afraid to report the assault due to the death threats from their parents.
However, the issue came to light following a strange disease that break into the family for many months without a cure.
Okyeame Yaw Oteng advised girls who are going through similar situations to report such cases immediately.
The chiefs have reported the issue to the Assin South Police.