A little boy pushing his wheelchair-bound brother has been shot dead at Awutu Bereku in the Awutu Senya West District of the Central Region during a purification ceremony ahead of the Awutu Awubia festival.
The incident happened on Monday, 30 August 2021.
The little boy, identified as Atta Kow, was hit by a bullet from one of the musketeers carrying out the ritual.
Locals in the area are struggling to understand how come the bullet hit the little boy since the men were supposed to be firing into the air.
Apart from the little boy, two other people suffered injuries from the incident.
The suspect has been arrested by the police.
The incident has attracted hordes of people to the durbar grounds.