Fetish priest allegedly shoots and kills son in Volta Region

Fetish priest allegedly shoots and kills son in Volta Region
The son's body under a pile of dirt

Afealete Dzreke, a fetish priest in his 50s, has been accused of shooting and killing his son, Lawson Agbenyega Dzreke, around 34 years old. The incident reportedly occurred in Dzuefe-Hamekpoe, a community in the Municipality of the . The father, also known as ‘Hunor Akpatogui,' allegedly buried his son's body in a nearby bush after committing the crime.

The community was shocked by the discovery, leading to an alarm being raised and the police at Akatsi being informed. The suspect is currently in police custody, and further investigations are underway. Eyewitnesses mentioned a previous misunderstanding between the father and the deceased on February 1, which may have contributed to the crime.

Chief Superintendent Isaac Baah, the Akatsi South Municipal Police Commander, confirmed the incident, stating that detailed information would be provided later. The police plan to exhume the deceased's body on Monday, February 5, following proper procedures.

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