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Bawku Shooting: Four Persons Killed And Five Suspects Arrested - Police

Four persons are shot dead and five suspects were arrested in the Bawku clash today Tuesday 10th May 2022.

Bawku District police commander, Superintendent Simon Peter Akabati, who disclosed this to city news said there was shooting all over and a house was attacked and three Persons were killed around 8:30 pm to 9:00 pm.

“Between 8:30 pm to 9:00 pm, there were sporadic shootings all over the place in Bawku and the police deployed more men together with the military to calm down tempers but it calmed down for a while and at 1:20 am on May 10, 2022, they started the sporadic shooting again and unfortunately a house was attacked and three persons; Sulemana Elias, age 41, Moro Duda, age 66 and Barikisu Duda, age 25 were killed”. He said.

After the bodies of the deceased were released to their families for burial, another attack took place and one person was killed however the police retrieved a pistol and one BBA cartridge.

"About 6:30 am on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, another house was attacked at Batelime and one Amidu Seidu, age 71, was also killed". He added.

The following five persons were however arrested in connection to the disturbances and have been sent to the Upper East region to be put before the court.

They are Abdulai Mbadu, 18 years, Awudu Seidu, 15 years, years and Issah Osman, age 29, Ibrahim Sawadugu, age 17, Abdul-Karim Alhassan, 22.

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