The Ghana Police has arrested the fetish priest who allegedly directed two teenagers to murder their colleague for money rituals.
A fetish priestess, whose television advertisement is believed to have ‘influenced’ two teenagers in Kasoa in the Central Region to kill an 11-year-old boy for a money ritual, has been arrested by the police.
According to a report by Adom News, the fetish priest was arrested at Amanase, near Suhum in the Eastern Region. The report said the suspect has been handed over to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) Headquarters in Accra.
“The scene of the crime where the boy was murdered falls under the Ga West Municipal Assembly, hence the handing over to CID headquarters,” DSP Irene Oppong, Central Regional Police PRO, reportedly told Adom FM in Accra and also confirmed the case docket has been handed over to the CID headquarters for a continuation of the case.
The victim of the case, Ismael Mensah, was gruesomely murdered by two teenagers, Felix Nyarko and Nicholas Kiki, for money rituals at Kasoa.
The suspects, aged 16 and 18, later confessed to taking their young neighbor’s life on the instruction of a spiritualist, whom they had discovered on television.