Police arrest 15 men for butchering a 'witch'

Police arrest 15 men for butchering a 'witch'

-Police have arrested 15 men in the Northern Region for butchering a woman accused of being a witch

- The Northern Region has been notified for the maltreatment of elder women accused of witchcraft

Three persons and 15 others have been arrested by police at Buipe in the Northern Region for allegedly butchering an elderly woman in the Central Gonja District who was suspected to be a witch.

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According to reports, the 60 year old woman was accused of being a sorcerer responsible for the premature deaths of the young men in the area as the Deputy Police Commander of the area,  ASP Kwame Boadi reports that police are currently investigating the incident.

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The three men attacked the aged woman on Saturday dawn at her residence, butchered her and left her helplessly writhing on the ground.The attacked woman is currently receiving treatment at the hospital

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