Hunch Back Killed For Rituals

The Twifo Praso District Police Command is investigating the circumstances that led to the gruesome murder of a 25-year-old hunchback, Yaw Botchway, at Twifo Praso in the Twifo-Hermang-Lower-Denkyira District of the Central Region. The body of Botchway has been deposited at the Twifo Praso Government Hospital Morgue for autopsy. The District Police Commander, Nana Ofori, said his outfit received a call on Friday that somebody had been killed around palm plantation, a situation which compelled him to dispatch his men to the scene. He stated that when they got to the scene, they saw Botchway lying in a pool of blood as his shirt and trouser had been tied around his neck. The commander revealed that upon inspection, they saw a deep cut at Botchway�s back and they took the body to the Twifo Praso Government Hospital Morgue. DSP Nana Ofori said after they had taken the body to the morgue, a man stormed the police station claiming Botchway was his son. The Police Commander suspected the hunch was removed from the back and said a post mortem would be conducted to ascertain the fact. When Daily Guide visited the area, people were speculating that Botchway might have been killed for rituals.