Police in the Ashanti Region have arrested two persons for allegedly beheading a five-year-old boy.
The two; Vikuriba Joe Zoot, 21, and Kozel Borama, 25, were arrested on March 7, 2018 with the human head in their possession at Ampabame near Sokoban in Kumasi.
The deceased, identified as Silas Kunsana, a twin, was picked up by the suspects at Suame, a suburb of Kumasi.
According to police, the suspects lured the deceased with Yoghurt and took him to the uncompleted building in a Taxi cab to commit the act.
The suspects approached a spiritualist, Sheik Alhaji Mohammed Maheey at Suame to buy the human head.
The spiritualist accepted to buy the head for GHc 2,500 and secretly alerted the police.
The Police proceeded to the residence of the spiritualist at Suame Zongo and arrested the suspects with the fresh head, which was concealed in a black polythene bag.
The suspects later led police to retrieve the decapitated body at an uncompleted building on the outskirts of Sokoban.
Police said they also noticed that both hands of the deceased had been cut off.
Ashanti Regional Police Commander, COP Ken Yeboah, who addressed journalists in Kumasi on the matter said the headless body has been deposited at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) morgue.
He said police have also located the deceased’s parents to assist in investigations. COP Yeboah indicated that Police have invited the spiritualist for questioning.
He said the suspects have been charged with murder and will be arraigned soon.
23-yr old man arrested with young boy’s head
In February this year, the Agona Nkwanta District Police Command arrested 23-year-old Alex Tetteh for possessing a human head, believed to be that of a young boy.
The suspect was arrested by the people of Sankro, a village near Dixcove when he was searching for a potential buyer of the human part.The Western Regional Police PRO, ASP Olivia Adiku, told Takoradi-based Skyypower FM that the suspect had attempted to sell the human head to a spiritualist around 5:15 pm on Tuesday, February 6.
According to her, the spiritualist became suspicious and raised an alarm, and with the help of other residents, the suspect was arrested and handed over to the police.
When interrogated by the police, the suspect, Alex Tetteh, claimed to have decapitated a boy, believed to be twelve  years at Bogoso with two accomplices.
The headless body of the 12-year-old boy identified as Ebenezer Tetteh was later found still in uniform in a bush on the Baakoyemobo road, after Agyeikrom near Bogoso.
The body was found after the family of the deceased organized a search party to comb through the town.