- Two land guards have been arrested by the police in the Central Region
- Their arrest comes after they attacked workers on a piece of land owned by MTN
- They reportedly used various items to inflict wounds on the workers
Police officials at the Awutu District Police Command have arrested two notorious land guards at Gomoa Nkwantanan in the Gomoa East district of the Central region.
YEN.com.gh understands that the land guards have been unleashing terror on residents in the area for a considerable period of time.
The district police commander, DSP John Hessey, revealed that his outfit received a hint that some suspected land guards had attacked people who were working on land purchased by MTN, a telecommunications company, on Thursday, January 24, 2019.
According to him, the land guards used various weapons to inflict wounds on their victims.
The victims later reported the incident at the police station, after which two suspects, Anthony Kwoa and Ahmed Jibreal, were arrested.
Adomonline.com reports that they are currently in police custody and would soon be arraigned before court.
The Omankrado of Gomoa Fetteh Krakraba, Nana Yaw Kwadumewu Il, has meanwhile appealed to President Akufo-Addo to address the issue of land guards, in order to bring sanity and stability in the area and other parts of the country where land guards operate.
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