Chief runs for cover following tensions at Kassena Nankana

Chief runs for cover following tensions at Kassena Nankana

Tensions at Kassena Nankana in the Upper East Region has seen the chief,  Buru-Navio currently seeking refuge at the Navrongo Police Station while a joint police-military team has moved in to maintain law and order following the destruction of properties as a result of the chieftancy dispute.

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Portion of his palace, which houses his second wife, brother and animals have been burnt in the attack allegedly masterminded by the chief of Paga, Charles Awampaga, and his loyalists. A saloon car belonging to a businessman was also burnt in the Thursday attack.

Chief runs for cover following tensions at Kassena Nankana

(Portions of the burnt palace (photo: TV3network)

Chief runs for cover following tensions at Kassena Nankana

Police officials parading the conflict-prone zone (TV3network)

Police officials have therefore paraded the scene as they ward off conflicting parties. Meanwhile calm is said to have been restored to the scene amidst fears of heightened tensions.

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