So Sad: Mariama Akua Denteh ’90-Year-Old Alleged Witch’ Who Was Beaten To Death To Be Laid To Rest Today

Mariama Akua Denteh laid to rest
Mariama Akua Denteh

Family of Madam Mariama Akua Denteh, who was lynched for being a witch will today, August 5, 2020 held her final funeral rite.

Speaking on Agoo FM, her daughter whose name is given as Zinabu Mahama said her mother’s funeral rites will be held on August 5.

The 90-year-old died at the cruel hands of a self-styled priestess.

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Her death gained national recognition after a video of the women subjecting her to torture went viral on social media.

In other news, Police in the Savannah Region has arrested five lead suspects in connection with the lynching of a 90-year-old woman at Kafaba in the Savannah Region.

This comes on the back of an initial arrest of Kafaba Chief, Zackaria Yahaya at Damongo on Tuesday. This brings to six the number of suspects in custody of the Regional Police Command as they race to bring the perpetrators of the gruesome murder to book.

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Source: TheBBCghana.Com