The prophetess at the centre of the suspected burying of a disabled child alive at Breman Brakwa in the Central region has been arrested.
Sixty-four-year-old Ama Nkansah, the Presiding Prophetess of Christ First Word Church International at Gomoa Eshiem was arrested by some opinion leaders at her hideout at Gomoa Ajumako on June 1, 2021, and handed over to the Breman Asikuma police.
Nkansah is said to have ordered the father of the boy, Paul Adobaw, to kill his son to avert a bad omen in the future. She claimed little Yaw Adobaw has been possessed by demons hence his inability to walk and talk.
The suspect together with the landlady and the spiritualist decided to bury the child at the back of the their house which is near a river but luck eluded them when they were chanced upon by the complainant, Abubakar Muhammed.
The Breman Asikuma magistrate court has remanded into police custody the father. He has been remanded until 31 August 2021. The landlord is also yet to be arrested.
The body has since been exhumed.
Source: Daily Mail GH