- A 28-year-old man has died after alleged spiritual powers failed to stop a bullet fired at him during a demonstration
- Western Region police have arrested one person in connection with the death and are on the hunt for five others
- Police have also urged the five persons on the run to report themselves to a police station
A 28-year-old man in Ayiem, Western Region, has died after a test of his alleged spiritual powers went south.
He was seen in a viral video being shot in the torso by a colleague as a way of testing spiritual powers meant to stop the bullet.
Police have identified the deceased as Amoh Kwadwo, alias Mallam, who was killed with a single-barrel gun loaded with an AA cartridge.
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The police have arrested one suspect in relation to the death and are on the hunt for five others.
In a statement, police urged the remaining five persons to turn themselves into custody.
"Preliminary investigation indicates that the suspect, Emmanuel Quayco, together with five other accomplices currently on the run, was in the process of exhibiting the potency of their alleged spiritual powers when he shot and killed the deceased, Amoh Kwadwo, alias Mallam, with a single-barrel gun loaded with an AA cartridge."
Fraudster recounts juju gone bad
YEN.com.gh reported that an experienced internet fraudster with the pseudonym Samson has opened up about his activities, disclosing there is a spiritual aspect to his "occupational" online schemes.
Samson, who has earned the "game boy" tag associated with internet fraudsters, disclosed that some of his friends have died for disobeying their spiritual consultants.
The young man told SVTV Africa's DJ Nyaami that he swindles White people with spiritual backing that enables fast transactions, but cautioned against excessive greed.
Agyinasare mocks spiritualists
YEN.com.gh also reported that the founder of Perez Chapel International, Archbishop Charles Agyinasare, mocked the 14-day ultimatum cult members of a shrine at Nogokpo gave him to apologise for comments deemed disrespectful.
During a sermon, the popular preacher told his congregants on Tuesday, August 1, 2023, that because he is a child of God, lesser gods can't touch him.
Agyinasare was criticised for saying the popular town, located in Ketu South municipality, is the demonic headquarters of the Volta Region.
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