The self-styled soothsayer captured in a viral video performing the rites of exorcism on an alleged witch Akua Denteh, in Kafaba in the East Gonja Municipality of the Savannah region has been arrested by police in Yeji in the Bono East region.
Filina, a resident of Yeji was invited by some youth in Kafaba Wednesday July 22 to perform the rites of exorcism on some women suspected of witchcraft.
Among the women was ninety years Akua Denteh, deceased who was attacked by a group of women under the alleged supervision of Filina. Akua Denteh is said to have lost consciousness and was sent to the Salaga Government Hospital where she died the next day.
“We have gotten her but she is yet to be brought to us, we’re waiting at Makango to pick her”, the Salaga Divisional Police Commander C/Sup Amos Yelisong told ZAMI Reports.