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General News of Monday, 26 August 2019

Source: Starr FM

Two chiefs arrested in Savannah Region


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Police have arrested eight suspects including two sub-chiefs believed to be behind attacks on Birifos' chief's Palace at Tatulma, a suburb of the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District of the Savannah Region.

In the attack, one person, the chief's elder son, was allegedly assaulted and the palace burnt down.

Some children who escaped into the bush as a result of the attacks, are yet to return.

ASP Degrapht Armah of the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District Police has confirmed the incident to JoyNews.

Mr. Armah attributed the violence to an incident where some Gonja youth were sent by their chiefs to go and take royalties in the form of shea nuts from their tenants in Birifos but they resisted.

Meanwhile, relative calm has been restored to Tatulma.

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