Three Women Murdered by Suspected Ritual Murders in Ghana

Murder for money…Victims of ritual murders tell their stories

Three women have been murdered at Kissi and Besease in the Komenda Edina Eguafo Abirem Municipality of the Central Region in what police suspect to be ritual murders.

The women were slashed, and their private parts have also been taken away.The gory incidents have left residents in the two towns in utter shock, and are calling for adequate security to avert future occurrence.

Richard Kwadwo Nyarku visited the community and reported that, the decomposed body of the first woman was immediately buried after her body was found.

Twelve hours after that discovery, a second woman in her mid-twenties was found dead with machete wounds all over her body.

The third was also found ten hours after the discovery of the second victim. She was found dead in a pool of blood with her female sex organ and some internal organs severed.

Richard Kwadwo Nyarku noted that: “these events have left a sour taste in the mouth of residents in the Kissi and Besease townships. The youth and women of the two communities who are highly traumatized are in red arm bands.”

Isaac Dominic Sawyer, an Assembly Member for the Kissi West Electoral Area told Joy News they have reported the incidents to the police.

Isaac Kweku Sam, Municipal Chief Executive and Head of the Komenda Edina Eguafo Abirem Security Council has asked for total cooperation of residents, to help the police find the perpetrators of the dreadful crimes.

The bodies of the two women have been deposited at the Central Regional Hospital morgue while various search parties have been commissioned by the two communities, to support efforts of the police to bring the culprits to book.

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