Host of NET2 TV's the Seat Show, Kwaku Annan has uncovered how the late Kontihene of Abesim, Nana Twene was arrested and executed under the military regime of late Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings in the 1980s. According to him, it was a terrible day in the history of Abesim as residents were made to witness in public the torture of the chief to signal to other ritual killers to repent from their evil ways.
The revelations and controversies surrounding Richard Appiah, for allegedly killing children and storing their bodies in refrigerator at Alaska Junction near Abesim in Sunyani is getting more and more tensious, as day in and out more interesting stories keep popping up. A history about Abesim has been told on Net 2 TV by Kweku Annan;
For barely two weeks now, the incident which occurred in Abesim has been making and is still making headlines. The murderer was initially perceived to be a footballer but later news circulated that he is an architect. This unpardonable act by Richard Gyamfi Appiah is believed to have happened years ago in the same town, Abesim.In the history of the Abesim community, this is not the first time such an incident has occurred.
As Ghanaians await the trial of Richard Appiah, the suspect in the gruesome murder of some three teenagers in Abesim, Kwaku Annan is alleging the existence of a host of ritual murderers in the Sunyani and Techiman areas of the central part of the country. He is charging the Intelligence Unit of the Ghana Police to zero down their investigations to these communities especially the Techiman forest if they ever want to rid the country of these ritual killings.
Historic Photo Of 62yrs Old Abesim Chief Who Killed A Pregnant Woman With His Wife And Removed Baby.
I've narrated his story here on my page. It featured an Abesim Chief who occupied the Krontire stool and how he and his wife teamed up to murder a pregnant woman, removed her baby, and slashed away her private parts. When arrested by the then PNDC military led by Rawlings, investigations proved that he did that for rituals.
Abesim is back in the news again after the 1988 killing of Nana Twene by the late former president Jerry John Rawlings. If you will recall, well if you were born in the 1980s. A certain man called Nana Twene was tied to the back of a moving vehicle and was drove in the streets of Sunyani.