A chief, Adam Fuseini Walla, has been imprisoned for 12 months for shooting at his rival chief, Mohammed Wazari, during Eid prayers, YEN.com.gh can report.
An Accra Circuit Court subsequently sentenced Walla to 12 months imprisonment after being arraigned with three counts of unlawful discharge of arms, cruelty to animals and escaping from lawful custody.
Information available shows that without any provocation, the convict, Adam Fuseini Walla, shot at his rival chief, Mohammed Wazari, on June 26, 2016, during Eid prayers, thereby disrupting the prayers.
Per a Dailyguidenetwork.com report, Walla however missed his target after two attempts, but succeeded in shooting a horse belonging to the complainant. Unfortunately, the horse sustained fatal wounds and died the next day.
Subsequently, Walla was arrested after the incident and police officers who were at the prayer ground retrieved a pump action gun from him.
According to the police, the convict was taken to the Odorkor police station but managed to escape with the help of about 50 heavily built men, who stormed the premises of the police station and whisked him away.
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