SHS GIRL’S SUICIDE: SUNYANI TRADITIONAL COUNCIL PERFOR …
The Sunyani Traditional Council has performed rituals to appease the gods over the tragic death of Leticia Kyere Pinaman.
The ritual comes after the 14-year-old final year student of Miracle Junior High School (JHS) was found hanging in the dining hall around 6:30pm on Monday, May 17, 2021.
14-year-old final year student of Miracle Junior High School at Barkoniaba in the Sunyani municipality of the Bono Region allegedly committed suicide at the school’s dining hall.
Reports from a Senior Specialist Pathologist at the Komfo ANokye Teaching Hospital, Dr. Ernest K. Adjei revealed that Leticia died from asphyxia (suffocation).
Speaking at a short purification ceremony to appease the gods, Krontihene of Sunyani Traditional Area, Oboaman Bofotia Boa-Amponsem II urged that as traditional rulers, the customary rites have to be carried out since the incident is unprecedented and the gods must be pacified in order to avoid similar tragedy in the near future.