Reliable information reaching our desk indicates that police have arrested the priestess who accused 90-year-old Akua Denteh of witchcraft and lynched her to death.
The Ghana Police Service confirming her arrest in a post on Facebook said the 40-year-old suspect, Sherina Mohammed was picked up from her hideout at Yeji on Monday night, August 3, 2020.
“Sherina Mohammed alias Alhajia, aged 40 and being the sorcerer who masterminded the lynching of 90-year-old Madam Akua Denteh, at Kafaba has been arrested at her hide-out at Yeji last night. She is in Police custody,” the Police posted on Facebook.
The arrest of Sherina Mohammed brings to seven, the total number of people who have been arrested in connection with the incident.