Asaman Tamfoe: Police arrest 16 suspects over shooting incident


The police have arrested at least 16 persons in connection with a shooting incident at Asaman Tamfoe in the Eastern Region.

The incident occurred between some persons believed to be illegal miners and a community anti-galamsey taskforce on Thursday (29 September 2022).

During the operation, the police retrieved one pump action gun, two excavators, two water pumping machines and a battery.

“Efforts are underway to arrest the remaining suspects and retrieve any other weapons in their possession,” a statement from the police said.

The police also said they are reviewing a video on the incident as part of the investigation.

“We would like to assure the public that all the other perpetrators will be arrested and brought to face justice,” the police statement added.

Source: Daily Mail GH

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