A shocking incident unfolded in Awutu Breku, the capital of Awutu Senya District, as a stray dog wreaked havoc and terrorized the local residents. According to a report by UTV, the dog entered multiple homes, biting a total of eight people, tragically resulting in two fatalities. The first victim succumbed immediately after being bitten on the night of Tuesday, June 7, 2023. The second victim exhibited unusual behavior, barking and jumping like a dog before meeting a tragic demise. Astonishingly, the dog vanished after the incident, leading some residents to believe it was a supernatural entity. The locals revealed that they are accustomed to such occurrences, as dogs brought into the community often turn aggressive and attack people. As a result, the community chiefs have forbidden them from keeping dogs as pets.
The traumatizing episode in Awutu Breku has left the community shaken and perplexed. The sudden aggression of the stray dog, along with its mysterious disappearance, has sparked speculations about its true nature. Residents shared their accounts of previous instances where dogs introduced to the community exhibited similar aggressive behavior, further reinforcing the belief in a supernatural connection. The tragic loss of two lives underscores the urgent need for authorities to investigate and address the root causes of such incidents.
The ban on dog ownership imposed by community chiefs highlights their commitment to safeguarding the well-being of their residents, even if it means sacrificing the companionship of canine pets.