The article presented below is a case of a suspected ritual murder attempt. A word of caution is warranted here: not all details are known yet and the motives and intentions of the suspect, who has been arrested, are also unknown.
It is always important to be vigilant and not to jump to conclusions. The suspicion and related accusations are too serious to accept them without any concrete proof supporting the allegations.
Be that as it may it do not wish to withhold you the report. After all, ritualistic killings do happen in the Central Region of this – otherwise peaceful – West African country.
Man, 27, arrested for allegedly attempting to kill 11-year-old girl for rituals
Published: January 30, 2024
By: Adom Online, Ghana
A 27-year-old man identified as Clifford has been arrested for allegedly attempting to kill an 11-year-old girl for rituals at Senya Beraku in the Central Region.
The young girl, who had been playing with friends around 10:pm, failed to return home, prompting residents to launch a search.
Concerned about her well-being, the case was subsequently reported to the police.
During the search, a resident saw Clifford with the 11-year-old girl in a bush near the beach.
According to the eyewitness, the suspect had a knife pressed against the girl’s neck.
In an attempt to rescue the victim, he said Clifford attached him with the knife. He raised alarm and two other people rush to the scene to apprehend the suspect.
He was handed over to the police and processed to the Awutu Bereku District court.
Investigations are underway to identify possible accomplices.
Meanwhile, the suspect has been remanded and will reappear in court on February 8.