Police in the Savannah Area have arrested the main of Kafaba for his alleged purpose in the grotesque murder of Akua Denteh, a 90-12 months-aged girl.
Zackaria Yahaya was arrested Tuesday at Damongo in the West Gonja Municipality, Savannah Regional Law enforcement Commander, Enoch Adutwum Bediako tells JoyNews.
The chief is being taken care of as a suspect in the lynching of Denteh and is anticipated to aid law enforcement with investigations and arrest of the other culprits who have since fled town.
JoyNews correspondent Isaac Nongya stories that the lynching of the old female was component of ramifications of the burning of an NPP pavilion in the neighborhood two months back.
The NPP youth in the space then knowledgeable the main, Zackaria Yahaya of their intention to convey a priestess to the community to support establish the hoodlums liable for the arson.
The main, nevertheless, objected, in accordance to the resources.
Nevertheless, the NPP brought the priestess, Sirina Fatima to the neighborhood.
Through her religious exercising, quite a few people including late mama Akua Denteh arrived at the scene to notice her.
Denteh was then discovered, not as a conspirator in the arson but a witch, Nongya noted.
The deceased was then pressured-fed some concoction and later lynched right before she was carried household exactly where she passed absent, the reporter narrated.
The chief’s arrest is the only apprehension still in the homicide.
In the meantime, the Inspector-Standard of Police has dispatched a group of industry experts to the Savannah Location to support with investigations.