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Witchcraft: Gender Ministry condemns killing of 90-year-old woman

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The Ministry of Gender has condemned the lynching of a 90-year-old-woman at Kafaba, East Gonja Municipality in the Savanna Region on suspicion of being a witch.

In a statement, the Ministry called for immediate investigations and prosecution of all the perpetrators.

The incident happened on Thursday, July 23, in the East Gonja Municipality.

The old woman whose body has since been deposited at the Tamale Teaching Hospital mortuary has been identified as Akua Denteh.

The Savannah Regional Police Commander, DCOP Enoch Adutwum Bediako said some more Police officers have been dispatched to the area to effect the arrest of the suspects who subjected the victim to severe beatings which led to her death.

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