3 Ritualists Arrested with Human Parts at Abuom


Kukuom Police have arrested three men with human parts at Abuom near Sankore in the Asunafo South District in the Ahafo Region.

According to report, 35years old Peter Foh, 31year old Yaw Yeridie and Isaac Berko is 30years were arrested on Sunday evening.

Report suggests that, the suspected ritualists dug up a female grave at Abuom cemetery belonging to the Presbyterian Church at about 11:00pm on the same day on which they were arrested.

Confirming to the media, DSP Lawrence Adomberi, District Police Commander of the Asunafo Police District said “We had information that two people were found with a box containing human parts and so they were arrested and sent to the Abuom Police Station but the people were trooping in to lynch them,”

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DSP Adomberi added that he quickly tasked his patrolmen to move in and rescue them so they were rescued and sent to the police station.

Later on Monday, the police arranged with the suspect to arrest the one who sent them to pick up the body parts.

“He was also arrested and the three of them are now in custody pending investigations.

“My information is that the body parts were exhumed at Abuom Presbyterian Cemetery and for now we are told they are ritualists,” DSP Adomberi added.

DSP Adomberi assured that the suspects would be put before court soon.


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