The Tamale High Court has sentenced Hajia Mohammed Serena and Latifa Bomaye to 12 years in prison for the murder of 90-year-old Akua Denteh in Kafaba in the Savannah Region.
Following the death of Akua Denteh, who was lynched on July 23, 2020, the two were sentenced.
The two were charged with attempted murder and murder.
The other defendants, Haruna Aness, 34; Issifa Tanko, 35; Issifa Sachibu, 32; Shaibu Muntala, 29; and Sulemana Ali, 35, were acquitted after the Regional Attorney General’s Department legally advised the police to do so.
Following the death of the woman, seven persons were arrested, including the Kafaba community’s chief, Seidu Yahaya.
Hajia Serena Mohammed and Latifa Bomaye were eventually apprehended at their hideouts.