‘Sakawa boy’ arrested for exhuming skull, bones at Gomoa cemetery
MyNewsGH.com has learnt of the arrest of a Sakawa boy who had in his possession human skull and parts exhumed from Gomoa cemetery.
The Awutu Breku District Police Command grabbed 23-year-old Samuel Dzamesi for possessing human parts Saturday 18th August, 2018 at Gomoa Fetteh Kakraba.
The incident which was reported by Bryt FM through its Central Regional correspondent, Eric Owusu Amponsah who said the suspect was arrested by Rashid Wahilu with the help of Isaac Baiden, caretakers at the cemetery with human skull and wrist.
Rashid Wahilu confirmed the incident. He said the suspect was caught with a brown bag coming out of the cemetery and upon questioning he confessed to to digging one of the tombs for the human parts.
“I and my brother, Baiden are mandated to man the cemetery to check any unforseen acts so we were on our daily chore when I saw the guy (suspect). After asking what he was doing at the cemetery, he openly confessed of digging for human skull and wrist” Rashid said.
The District Police Commander for Gomoa, DSP Johnson Jessey said police have began investigation into the matter.
The suspect is however alleged to have mental issues.
But police are not taking chances as they believe the youth are involved in Sakawa and the skulls could comes in handy.
The suspect is due to appear in court.