Angry youth of Nyashegu, who torched houses of persons accused of witchcraft, have stormed the Choggu chief’s palace demanding the release of the accused witches to be lynched.
The irate youth two weeks ago took the suspects to the chief palace demanding their banishment, but before the chief could pass judgment they stormed out burning the homes of the suspected witches.
About six houses were burnt in the melee.
According to source’ the youth are calling for the heads of the alleged witches.
It will be recalled that the angry youth in Nyashegu in the Tamale metropolis of the Northern region a few days ago burnt houses belonging to the alleged witches in the area.
They chased out occupants of the buildings before setting them on fire.
It took the swift intervention of the police to save lives as well as restore calm.