A 15-year-old girl who was kidnapped for rituals was saved after the unknown assailants detected that the girl was in her menstruation period.
According to the victim's mother, Madam Esther Ankomah, she was kidnapped by some unknown people last Monday, May 9, at Wassa Akropong around 5:00pm when she was attending a choir meeting.
She told Ghana New Agency (GNA) that, her daughter told her after she was rescued that the kidnappers took her to an unknown location, however, when the assailants were undressing her, they noticed that she was in her menstrual period, therefore, the fetish priest told them she was not suitable for the rituals because of her condition and ordered her to be sent back
However, to avoid the Police from tracking them, she said the kidnappers blind-folded her with a black handkerchief and left her at a nearby school at Wassa Akropong on Tuesday, May 10 and called her parents to come for her using the victim’s phone.
He said the Police gave the victim’s parents medical forms to attend hospital for medical examination but the girl declined to go.
“In this case, we cannot compel her to go to hospital because that’s her human rights, therefore the Police cannot ascertain the truth in the reported kidnap,” told GNA.
ASP Kumnipa, however, advised Ghanaians to be vigilant, especially when approached by strangers for assistance since they cannot easily verify their intentions.