A middle aged man, whose name was given as Kwabena Abraham has been arrested by the police at a village called Nkrabea near Sefwi Debiso in the Western North Region for cutting off the head of his 6-year old son.
The unfortunate incident occurred last Friday, September 13, 2019,at about 10:40am.
It is not clear what might have motivated the man to commit such heinous crime on the little boy named Oscar Tanu.
The alleged murderer was said to have used a machete to butcher the poor boy’s neck till the head was severed off.
DAILY GUIDE gathered that the whole of Nkrabea village is in a state of shock as the residents struggle to come to terms with what has happened.
A police source told DAILY GUIDE that one Kwabena Dosu of Amoa cocoa shed near Debiso was the one who reported the case to the police.
According to the complainant, the suspect, who resides in the same area beheaded his six year old son and hid the body under a cocoa tree near Nkrabea village at Debiso.
The complainant then led the Police to the crime scene and found the beheaded body lying in a supine position with the head lying by the foot. A sharp cutlass and a mortar covered with fresh blood were also found at the scene.
The body and the head were separately inspected by the police and were found that the culprit used the cutlass to behead the boy.
The suspect was arrested and upon interrogation, confessed that he committed the crime with the complainant and one Joe Naaba who were all arrested.
The prime suspect confessed that he was contracted to kill three boys for rituals and he has managed to kill one adding that two others who were on the waiting list were in the custody of Joe Naaba.
He then led the Police to Joe Naaba’s residence near Kwabena Dosu village where the two 10 years old boys, Baba Moro, and Awuni Mohammed were rescued. The two are currently with the Police .
Sources at the Police has indicated that the suspects were arraigned before the District Magistrate Court, at Debiso, on the same Friday, and were remanded into prison custody to reappear on October 13, 2019 while investigations continue.
Pix saved as Kwabena Abraham in 2019
CAPTION: Kwabena Abraham, holding the severed head of his 6-year old son