Kumasi: 2 Togolese nationals arrested for beheading 5 year old boy for rituals

The alleged suspects in Police custody


Vikuniba Joe 21 and Kozel Borama aged 25 years, have been apprehended by the Ashanti Regional Police Command on the suspect of being involved in the murder of a five-year-old boy.

The Police got the lead for the arrest when they received an information that the two were engaging in transaction with a spiritualist whose name was given as Sheik Mohammed Maaye where they were supposed to sell human parts to him.

The two, who are nationals of Togo are reportedly to have beheaded the five year old boy whose name was given as Silas Kunsana a twin, upon identification.

Sheik Mohammed who played a major role in the arrest of the two had come to an agreement terms with the police and had promised to pay an amount of GHC 25000 for the head and upon they showing up, he called the attention of the police to make the arrest.

The two were arrested at the Suame Zongo community where the transaction was supposed to take place with the possession of a human head in a polythene bag.

The two have been charged with murder and will appear before court for trial next week.

Cop Ken Yeboah in his delivery statement said,“Suspects later led the police to retrieve the headless body of the deceased, which was found at the outskirt of Ampabame near Sokoban in an uncompleted building. Investigation so far has revealed that the deceased was residing with his parents at Suame a suburb of Kumasi. Further investigation revealed that at about 6pm on Wednesday 7 march 2018, the two were roaming at Suame roundabout where they met the deceased.

They approached the deceased and lured him with yogurt. They hired a taxi and pushed him in. They then took him to an uncompleted building at Sokoban and beheaded him. When the headless body of the boy was found, it was noticed that the deceased both hands had been cut off. The fresh head, hands of the deceased and the headless body has been deposited at Komfo Anokye teaching hospital morgue”.

Source: ghanaguardian