Some Fulani robbers in the Ashanti Region lined up market women who were returning home from their day’s busy schedule and robbed them in addition to raping 4 of them in turns.
According to the report sighted on MyNewsGh.com, the market women were returning from Simpoa in the Kwahu East District of Eastern Region and had the sad incident occur.
The women numbering about 30 were robbed at a gunpoint. The suspected Fulani herdsmen armed robbers took turns to rape 4 of the women in turns as the remaining 25 women watched on.
The incident happened happened on Thursday 7th March 2019, a day after Ghana’s 62nd Independence Day celebration.
The DCE “expressed worry about the increasing rate of crime in the area involving these Fulanis in the wake of destruction their cattle is causing to farms of indigenes indicating that the District Security Committee which he chairs, is awaiting doctors’ report to confirm the rape allegation but said no arrest has since been made,” MyNewsGh reported.
The police in the area have commenced an investigation into the incident but suspect has yet been arrested.