Ghanaians are usually very wary of dabbling in issues that bother on spirituality but this did not seem to deter some two friends who decided to steal from a shrine.
The two young men stole gold ore from the shrine at Wiamoase in the Ashanti Region worth GHC174,000.
19-year-old Kwabena Mensah and 36-year-old, Akwasi Agyei decided to loot that shrine of 1.20 kilograms of gold ore which was reportedly undergoing purification.
A report by MyJoyOnline.com stated that the shrine from which the gold was stolen belonged to the sister of one of the thieves.
Kwabena Mensah, who's sister runs the shrine, had reportedly connived with the mason Akwasi Agyei to make away with the gold ore.
However, his sister consulted the gods who revealed that it was her brother who had made away with the gold.
The fetish priestess thus took the matter to the police, who swiftly arrested Kwabena Mensah.
Upon his arrest, Kwabena then revealed that he had taken the gold to his accomplice, Akwasi Agyei, to keep in hiding.
Narrating the issue to journalists, Chief Inspector Emmanuel Nyamekye stated that one Lovia Cobbina had brought the gold to purification before selling it to a client.
When she had come to retrieve the gold, that was when the fetish priestess discovered that the gold was missing.
The arrested two are yet to return the stolen gold ore and the court presided by Ms. Lydia Osei Marfo has since been adjourned the case to August 31, 2017.
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