- The son of Akua Mariama Denteh, the 90-year-old woman who was attacked by a mob at Kafaba, has spoken out
- According to 36-year-old Mahama Saaka, his mother longed to see his children before leaving this earth but that could not happen because she was lynched
- The woman was subjected to beatings after she was alleged to be a witch responsible for many negative outcomes in the Kafaba township
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The last son of the 90-year-old woman who was beaten to death at Kafaba because she was believed to be a witch has shared his mother's last wish that was unfulfilled because of the attack.
According Ghana News Agency, who visited the family of the deceased, the old woman, according to her son, longed to see his children but that never happened.
In the words of the 36-year-old son named Mahama Saaka, "My mother's last wish was to see my children before she will pass away."
Mahama, who is a teacher at Salaga T.I Ahmadiyya Senior High School, sadly added that he was yet to have a child and unfortunately his mother had to die without seeing his children.
Madam Akua Mariama Denteh, who was 90 years old, was beaten to death at Kafaba on Thursday, July 23, by some residents and a spiritualist who accused her of witchcraft.
The late Madam Denteh had nine children, out of which three already passed on, leaving behind two sons and four daughters.
In a related report by YEN.com.gh, another old Ghanaian woman named Hajia Felina, who was accused of being a witch after she confessed, has said she only accepted the tag because of fear.
The old lady's story was captured in a snippet from a video news report on Ghana's UTV that was sighted by YEN.com.gh.
Felina says her acceptance was the only way to save her life. She beseeched authorities to help curb the worrying situation of tagging women as witches simply because they are old.
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