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Residents call on IGP to intervene in Enchi chieftaincy dispute

Following the shooting incident as a result of a chieftaincy dispute in Enchi in Aowin municipality of the western North region, four people have been confirmed dead and one is in critical condition at Enchi government hospital.

According to the report, the incident was evoked when an unidentified group believed to be residents of the community attempted to attack their paramount chief of Enchi Traditional council, Beyeeman Tano Kwao Benbuin II at his palace on early Sunday, November 6, 2022.

However, the palace guards also avenged and there was an exchange of gunfire between the two parties.

Four of the visitors were killed and one person was also injured.

Residents call on IGP to intervene in Enchi chieftaincy dispute

The bodies of the four victims have been deposited at the Enchi government hospital mortuary for further investigation.

Residents call on IGP to intervene in Enchi chieftaincy dispute

The situation has created fear and panic among the residents of Enchi they have called on the Inspector General of Police to intervene.

Residents call on IGP to intervene in Enchi chieftaincy dispute

A resident and an eyewitness told Adom News how the incident happened and their appeal to the IGP.

Meanwhile, the police have stated in a press release that they will ensure calm is been restored in Enchi as they beef up security.

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