Curfew imposed in Old Tafo

Curfew imposed in Old Tafo

- One dead in bloody clash at Old Tafo and several injured in a bloody clash between Muslim youth and  traditional authorities.

- A 6pm to 6am curfew has been imposed in Old Tafo in the Ashanti region after chaos erupted in the area.

- A combined military and police men are parading the streets to ensure order in the town. 

Curfew imposed in Old Tafo

Bloody clashes at Old Tafo; curfew imposed

A 6pm to 6am curfew has been declared in old Tafo in Kumasi due to a bloody clash between Muslim youth and traditional authorities over a piece of land Wednesday afternoon.

Confirming the news, Chief Executive Officer of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly Kojo Bonsu and the regional Police commander DCOP Kofi Boakye announced the decision following clashes between the two factions.

A combined team of military and police personnel have taken over the town.

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At least one person is feared dead  and several others injured as a result of the mayhem. According to reports

Wielding machetes, clubs, knives and hammers, the irate Muslim youth chased and indiscriminately assaulted anyone they could find on the streets.

They vandalism and destroyed cars, buildings they came across.

 

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