Twenty-Two students of Wesley Girls Senior High School in Cape Coast, in the Central Region, have been caught by the school authorities for practicing occultism.
According to students who spoke to Starrfemonline.com on condition of anonymity, the culprits were grabbed during their ceremony to induct a new leader for the sect, as the previous leader was expected to graduate in June this year.
Most of the students nabbed were first and second year students, who had been initiated.
The current leader of the group is reported to be in Abban House, a very popular House of the school.
The occultists, who were yet to be penalized by authorities of the school, were handed over to the Methodist Church in Cape Coast, to help resolve the matter, Starrfmonline.com checks revealed.
Several calls to the headmistress and other authorities of the school to respond to the issue were unsuccessful.
Meanwhile, the presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church in Cape Coast, the Reverend Abeka Wilson, said he was yet to be informed about the issue, when contacted.
The situation has, however, created fear and panic amongst students and parents because the occultists might have been brainwashed.
Sources also confirmed that the occultists had a special book with various teachings which they used to brainwash and recruit fresh students into their group, so that the tradition does not fritter away after their departure.
The source revealed that the occultist augured that not all students could be Christians and must be allowed to belong to the faith of their choice.
The source also added that the students attempted to indoctrinate their colleague’s by stating that there was nothing immoral about masturbation and lesbianism.
They also held the view that pre-marital sex was not a sin, contrary to what the Bible teaches and that there was no need asking for forgiveness of sins because Jesus’ death atoned for all sins.
The source revealed that similar groups were in schools in the Eastern, Greater Accra, and the Volta regions, while other groups could be found in other institutions.