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General News of Saturday, 20 June 2020

Source: 3 News

NPP chairman for Sunyani East, 2 others attacked at gunpoint

The New Patriotic Party chairman for Sunyani East in the Bono Region, Musah Damtarl, is alleging he has been attacked at gunpoint by some persons said to be known followers of the Member of Parliament for the constituency, Kwasi Ameyaw-Cheremeh.

Mr Damtarl and the two others were said to be returning from the Sunyani Residency when one Lawyer Asare Atua, Asoma Salia popularly called Tupac and one other person, who allegedly wielded pistols and other weapon, accosted the chairman and his men and threatened to “finish them”.

But for the timely intervention of the some personnel at the Bono Regional Residency, the incident, which happened at about 2:00am Saturday, would have turned bloody, Mr Damtarl told our correspondent Larry Paa Kwesi Moses.


According to Mr Damtarl, the security guards at the Residence of the Regional Minister came to their rescue and accompanied them to their homes only to realize another group of assailants had also laid ambush waiting to attack them again.

He told our correspondent that the Police was thus forced to escort them to the Police Station in Sunyani for safety.


Mr Damtarl has since reported the incident to the Police. Checks by our correspondent confirmed a complaint has been lodged and investigations is set to begin

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