File photo: Fetish priest commits suicide over sex
A 55-year-old fetish priest reportedly took his own life shortly after shooting his longtime girlfriend following a dispute over sex.
The tragic incident according to a newspaper report by the DailyGuide Newspaper dated August 23, 2023, occurred in Ejisu-Juaben in the Ashanti Region and has left the community in shock.
The fetish priest, identified as Akwasi Antwi in the news report allegedly used a single-barrel long gun to shoot his girlfriend, whose name is also given as Ama Atta, at close range at about 9:30 pm on Saturday evening.
Eyewitnesses in the report indicated that the fetish priest, Antwi and Ama Atta, his girlfriend had been in a relationship for some time, but their relationship had been marred recently.
The eyewitness explained that Antwi had expressed grievances about Ama Atta’s refusal to have sex with him; suspecting her of cheating.
On the ill-fated day, the fetish priest reportedly went to Ama Atta’s residence with a single-barrel long gun around 9:30 pm.
An argument ensued when Antwi went to the house with the gun. During the argument, Ama Atta warned Antwi not to bring a firearm to her home again.
As argument escalated, Antwi left the scene briefly, only to return a few minutes later and accuse Ama Atta of being unfaithful to him.