-Angry residents of Dumso-Bethel have slaughtered over 80 cattle belonging to Fulani Herdsmen
- The reprisal attack follows the disruption of farming activities by the Fulani herdsmen who encroach on farms to graze their livestock
Angry residents at Dumso-Bethel in the Kintampo South District of the Brong Ahafo Region have slaughtered over 80 cattle belonging to the nomadic Fulani herdsmen following the destroying of farms by the said herdsmen.
The aggrieved residents mostly youth of the area, therefore killed the animals in protest over the conduct of the Fulanis and their cattle which they observed is affecting agricultural activities in Dumso Bethel and surrounding communities.
Meanwhile, the Ashanti Regional Security Council (RESEC) is deploying hundreds of military personnel to help police drive away Fulanis in the conflict prone zone of Agogo in the Ashanti Region.
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The development follows recent unrest in the area which is feared to have seen Fulanis in Agogo kill over three residents in cold blood. Meanwhile, past regional minister of the Ashanti Region who also doubles as the chairman of RESEC, Peter Anarfi-Mensah says residents of the area would not have to fear as the right security measures are being put in place to contain the recent outbreak of violence.