Curfew in the Northern regional town of Kpatinga has been renewed effective, November 1, 2019, the interior ministry announced on Friday.
The curfew takes effect from 12 midnight to 4am, a release signed by Interior Minister Ambrose Dery said.
Residents found with arms or other offensive weapons in the conflict area will “be arrested and prosecuted” the statement added.
Below is the full statement:
The Minister for the Interior has on the advice of the Northern Regional Security Council and by Executive Instrument renewed the Curfew hours imposed on Kpatinga and its environs from 12:00 midnight to 4:00am effective Friday, 1st November, 2019.
Government continues to express its appreciation to the Chiefs, Elders, Opinion Leaders, Youth and people of the area to exercise restraint in the face of the challenges confronting them and to use non-violent means to channel their energies into ensuring peace.
Meanwhile, there is a total ban on all persons in the Kpatinga and surrounding areas from carrying arms, ammunition or any offensive weapon, and any person found with any arms or ammunition will be arrested and prosecuted.
AMBROSE DERY (MP)
MINISTER FOR THE INTERIOR
Issued in Accra this Friday, 1st November, 2019
Source: Daily Mail GH