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65-yr-old woman accused of witchcraft escapes lynching

65-yr-old woman accused of witchcraft escapes lynching

65-yr-old woman accused of witchcraft escapes lynching

A 65-year-old woman, Amina Mahama, has escaped lynching after

some angry youth of Nakpali in the Zabzugu district of the

Northern Region accused her of witchcraft.

65-yr-old woman accused of witchcraft escapes lynching
65-yr-old woman accused of witchcraft escapes lynching

Properties, including Mma Amina’s house, about 10,000 tubers of yam

have reportedly been set ablaze after she managed to run for her life.

The unfortunate incident happened around 10:00 am on Wednesday.

Mr.  Abdul-Rahim Tahidu, a son of the accused confirmed the incident

in an interview with Adom News‘ Illiasu Abdul Rauf Dabre, stating

the matter has been reported to the police.

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Mr.  Tahidu said his mother had a misunderstanding with two young

men in the community but after a few days, the branch of baobab

tree fell on one, leading to his death.

According to him, after the incident, the family of the deceased,

accused his mother of being responsible for the death.

A situation which caused them to mobilize some community

members to attack Amina Mahama at her house at Nakpali

but he tipped her off to escape.

However, upon meeting her absence, they set her house

ablaze with no arrest made so far.

Mr.  Rahim who has expressed worry over how the police are

handling the case has made a clarion call to Ghanaians

to help get justice for the mother.

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