Gambia: Man allegedly kills 101-yr-old grandma over “witchcraft” claim

Tragic, but it was a drama when a 20-year-old young man allegedly stabbed his 101-year-old grandmother to death in the Upper River Region (URR) village of Misera-Ba after he was reported to have accused her of being a “witch”, the Daily Observer has gathered.

Police and other sources informed the Daily Observer earlier on Wednesday that the suspect, one Abdoulie Bahoum, who has been apprehended, murdered the old woman, Aji Mariama Nyang on Tuesday. Sources added that the accused person was quoted as saying that he saw his grandma in his dreams as a witch, hence warranting him to terminate her life.

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