Awutu Breku festival records casualty as 9-year-old is mistakenly shot dead

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A nine-year-old boy was killed during the Awutu Breku festival ritual in the Central Regions.


Citi News reported that the boy was killed while performing rituals in the community ahead of the Awutu Awubia festival.

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Two other people were injured in the process and were taken to the Winneba Trauma and Specialist Hospital for treatment.

According to the Awutu Bereku District Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Joshua Semanyo, the suspect has been apprehended.

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Calvis reported that residents were outraged by the incident, which had ruined the festival.

There is currently a large police presence on the festival’s durbar grounds.

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