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Regional News of Thursday, 13 December 2018

Source: Kasapa FM

Foase Riot: Four buried amid wailing

our persons who were allegedly shot and killed by the Police at Foase in the Ashanti region have been laid to rest amidst wailing on Thursday.

The deceased Kwadwo Fori, 47, Douglas Addai, 35, Prince Boateng 29, and Seth Danso, 24 were buried few hours ago.

The four died months ago during a protest by residents on the relocation of the District capital from Foase to Twedie.

Others sustained severe injuries in the clash on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, after the residents locked up the District Chief Executive of Atwima Kwawoma District Hon Okyere Tawiah over the relocation of District capital from Foase to Twedie.

The clash ensued after the Police Officers who were deployed to the area to maintain law and order decided to unlock the DCE.

Meanwhile, a three-member committee constituted to investigate the Foase shooting incident is yet to release a report on the incident.

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