The Ashanti Regional Police Command has announced it is looking into the clash between “irate youth” and security personnel which has claimed the lives of two and injured four.
According to a press statement signed by Ashanti Regional Police Command Public Relations Officer, ASP Godwin Ahianyo, preliminary investigation showed that the “irate youth” blocked the Ejura-Atebubu main road after they returned from the burial of the social media activist, Ibrahim Anyas Mohammed, Kaaka.
This is said to have impeded traffic.
“The Police move in with the military reinforcement to quell the situation but the irate youth charged on the security officers with all manner of implements including firearms, club, machetes and stones.”
“The security officials fired shots to disperse the angry mob who failed to retreat and massed up at all corners. The death and injuries were recorded in the process”, the Police narrated.”
The Police says calm has been restored in the community while security has been reinforced to ensure total stability.