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Regional News of Monday, 13 January 2020

Source: Class FM

Four sustain machete wounds in chieftaincy dispute in Upper West


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A violent chieftaincy clash at Sakai in the Sissala East Municipality of the Upper West Region has led to four persons sustaining various degrees of machete wounds.

Calm was restored to the area after a joint police and military team visited the area.

The incident which has thrown the community into a state of fear occurred around 4.30pm on Sunday, 12 January 2020.

Sissala East Municipal Police Commander, ASP Stephen Abanga, who confirmed the news indicated that investigations have since begun to arrest the suspects involved in the clash.

Meanwhile, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Sissala, Karim Nanyua together with some security agencies, have held an emergency security council meeting on the way forward to resolve the dispute.

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