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16 Arrested Over Asaman Tamfoe Shootings

Sixteen persons have been arrested by the police in relation to the shooting incident at Asaman Tamfoe in the Eastern Region.

According to the police, the incident occurred between some persons believed to be illegal miners and a community anti-galamsey task force on September 29, 2022.

One pump action gun, two excavators, two water pumps and a battery have been retrieved from the suspects by the police.

“Efforts are underway to arrest the remaining suspects and retrieve any other weapons in their possession”, the police said in a statement.

A viral video captured in the Asaman Tamfoe community showed a clash between two factions amidst gunshots.

Source: opemsuo.com/Hajara Fuseini

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