A 31-year-old farmer, Abdul Salam, has been arrested for cutting off his six-year-old son’s head and legs for money rituals.
The incident reportedly occurred on Tuesday in Ghana, at Adidaase, near Amanso Amenfi in the Wassa Amenfi District of the Western Region.
Some of the residents explained that the mother reported to the elders of the farming community that her six-year-old boy had got missing.
The unit committee members in the area subsequently formed a search party to look for the little boy.
Thenewghana reports that when Abdul Salam was confronted, he allegedly admitted killing his own son and removing some parts of the body for rituals.
“Upon interrogation, Abdul Salam confessed that he murdered the little boy to sell the head and the legs for ritual purposes,” one resident alleged.
Abdul Salam is currently in the custody of the Asankragwaa police pending further investigations.