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West Gonja: Busunu Traditonal Council Visits Sumpini

Paramount Chief of the Busunu Traditional Council HRM Busunuwura Monasa Jonokpowu II was represented by members of the traditional council. Photo by Nkilgifmonline.

A delegation from the Busunu Traditional Council in the West Gonja Municipality of the Savanah region has visited the Sumpini community, after a woman was attacked by some youth in the community over alleged witchcraft.

The delegation met with the chief and people of Sumpini Sunday August 30, to ascertain the event of Saturday August 29, that resulted in the brutal attack of one of the subjects of the traditional council Meri Ibrahim.

The Bonyanto-wura S. Kwakye who spoke on behalf of the Paramount Chief of the Busunu Traditional Council HRM Busunuwura Monasa Jonokpowu II cautioned citizens to desist from mob justice.

“The Busunu skins condemn mob justice in any form.  It’s unlawful to take the law into your own hands to exert punishment on any accused individual without fair hearing”.

He urged indigenes to be each other’s keepers.

“Be your brother’s keeper and live harmoniously with one another” Bonyanto-wura S. Kwakye told them.

Meri Ibrahim, in her late fifties was attacked by a mob on Saturday August 29, at her home under the cover darkness over alleged witchcraft.

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She was transferred to the West Gonja District Hospital from the Busunu Health Centre and has since been on admission.

The incident has been reported to the Savannah Regional Police. No arrests have been made.

Zubaida Afua Mabuno Ismail|www.zamireports.com|Damongo|S/R

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