Wednesday, February 8, 2023
HomeLocal News15 arrested over violent chieftaincy dispute at Bator

15 arrested over violent chieftaincy dispute at Bator

The Police say it has restored calm at Bator in the Volta Region after a violent chieftaincy dispute that resulted in the death of five people and injury to others.

The Service has also arrested 15 suspects for their involvement in the clash. 

This was made known in a press release issued by the Police on Saturday, December 17.

15 arrested over violent chieftaincy dispute at Bator

The statement added that “The Police have so far retrieved two locally manufactured single barrel guns, one locally manufactured pistol and one live BB cartridge from the suspects.”

According to the release, the victims are currently receiving treatment at Bator Government Hospital. 

“The injured victims are responding to treatment while the bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the Bator Government Hospital morgue for autopsy and preservation,” the statement added.

15 arrested over violent chieftaincy dispute at Bator

Meanwhile, security has also been beefed up within the township. 

“Security has since been beefed up within the Bator township and surrounding communities,” the Police statement said. 

DISCLAIMER: The Views, Comments, Opinions, Contributions and Statements made by Readers and Contributors on this platform do not necessarily represent the views or policy of Multimedia Group Limited.

Abdullah Anaman
Abdullah Anamanhttps://aanaman.me
I am a highly competent IT professional with a proven track record in designing websites, building apps etc. I have strong technical skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills, enabling me to interact with a wide range of clients.
RELATED ARTICLES

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here
Captcha verification failed!
CAPTCHA user score failed. Please contact us!

Most Popular

Recent Comments