After the investigation into the death of Akua Denteh who was lynched by some people in her village. A lady was captured in a viral video beating Akua Denteh, the 90-year-old woman who lost her life as a result of the severe beatings, Latifah Bumaye, 32, has stated she was not aware that she was beating an old woman because she was possessed.
Latifah Bumaye, in Kejewu Bator a fishing community in Abrumase inside the East Gonja district of the Savanah region.
According to her, a white powder was sprinkled on her by the Priestess’ linguist so she used to be in a trance when unleashing the lashes on the old woman.
Akua Denteh died after struggling severe beatings from some village residents after she was declared a witch by a priestess in Kafaba in the Savannah.
After her death, number of high-profile personalities including the President of Ghana has condemned the act and have called on the Police to investigate and bring all the perpetrators to book and get justice for the demise.
During the investigation, seven people including Latifah Bumaye have been arrested in connection to the death of Akua Denteh.