Government urges calm in Kenyase after a violent clash between youth and police

Government urges calm in Kenyase after a violent clash between youth and police

Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural sources, George Mireku Duker has urged agitated youth of Kenyase to stay calm.

His attraction comes on the heels of a clash between the youth and Police obligation officers with Newmont Mines which claimed one life and injured 4 others.

One dead, 4 injured in police-youth clash at Kenyase No. 2 in Ahafo Region

The Minister has been visiting victims of the clash and assuring them of government’s resolve to preserve peace, and to discover these culpable.

Last Tuesday, there was a bloody clash between the youth of Kenyase Number 2 and some police personnel.

One dead, 4 injured in police-youth clash at Kenyase No. 2 in Ahafo Region

Several sources disclosed to Luv FM’s Erastus Asare Donkor that the personnel from the Formed Police Unit and Counter-Terrorism Unit stationed with the Newmont Company had an altercation with a motor rider throughout which one individual was gunned down.

His loss of life sparked a revolt by the youth, main to 4 extra individuals being shot. The youth then besieged a bridge between Kenyase No.2 and Ntotroso street in protest.

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