Ghanaians on social media was on Tuesday greeted with bizarre news when a contestant of the Miss Commonwealth Ghana 2019 identified as Nana Ama Essien broke the news of the assault she went through at the hands of a fetish priest for allegedly stealing GHC500 belonging to one of the contestants.
Nana Ama Essien according to her narration was allegedly stripped naked and beaten to pulp in the shrine for allegedly stealing GH¢500.00 from a colleague during the competition.
The case which she reported was taken over by the Eastern Regional Police Command where the fetish resides.
Deputy Eastern Regional Police PRO Supt, Francis Gomado, who confirmed the incident narrated that ten of the girls who contested the Miss Commonwealth Ghana were allegedly taken to the juju man by the organizer of the pageant, Princess Duncan after one of the girls complained that her GH¢500 had been stolen by one of the girls.
Princess Duncan who sent the girls to a fetish priest popularly called Togbe Shito, at Kukurantumi in the Akyem Abuakwa North Municipality and four others along with the Fetish Priest were released on bail while an investigation continued.
The case between Nana Ama Essien and Princess Duncan, the organiser of the beauty pageant, two others and the fetish priest called Torgbe Shito who brutally assaulted the lady over missing GHC500 will be heard today in court.
This follows a recommendation by the Attorney General’s Department for the suspects to be tried for three offences; conspiracy to commit a crime to wit trial by ordeal, trial by ordeal and assault.
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