18 suspects arrested after fresh conflict hits Ashanti region

18 suspects arrested after fresh conflict hits Ashanti region

- 18 people have been picked up by the police in connection with a clash between two groups at Dagomba Line in the Ashanti region

- The incident occured as some people attacked police officers who were supervising the demolishing of some structures

- The police called for reinforcement and the suspects were picked up after they had been over powered

YEN.com.gh understands that 18 people have been arrested after two groups clashed at Dagomba Asokore Mampong municipality of the Ashanti region.

Two rival groups, whose members were wielding guns and cutlasses, caused damage to properties and injured people in the process.

The incident occurred after three rooms and three stalls in the slum were burnt by squatters after clashes with the police.

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Per a classfmonline.com report, the police officers were supervising a demolition exercise per a court order secured by the owner on which the shacks were being built.

Information available suggests that a group of aggrieved squatters attacked the police officers with sticks, stones and other missiles.

The officers retreated and called for reinforcement as the fire officers rushed in to douse the flames.

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According to former Asante Kotoko player, Ntow Gyan, most of the Black Stars players openly disrespected the coach and did not follow simple instructions.

He made the revelations in an interview on Happy FM in Accra, Wednesday, July 10, 2019.

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