2 injured in violent confrontation at Wassa Dompim

Two persons were  injured  at Wassa Dompim in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem municipality  in the Western Region,   when a 27- year- old man,  Robert Armo, and another suspect, attacked  them following a violent clash,  on Saturday evening.

The victims, Issah Dauda,29, and Barbara Yankey, 28, according to the  police,  have been treated and discharged  at the Wassa Simpa Health Centre.

Barbara Yankey

Meanwhile, Armo has been arrested and placed  in police custody at Tarkwa  for assaulting Dauda, while crime officers conduct further  investigations into the case. The police is feverishly looking for Kakule, who assaulted  Barbara.

Briefing  Ghanaian Times, the Western Regional Police Police Public Affairs Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Olivia Ewurabena Adiku, said that, at about 5.30pm on Saturday, the police received information about the incident  and rushed to the Wassa Simpa Health centre to investigate the matter.

DSP Adiku  said, the Divisional Commander Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) George Andrew Kumah led a  team to the Wassa Simpa Health Centre where Dauada told them that  Armo attacked him with machete resulting in deep cuts  on the head and body.

“Dauda  reported that,  earlier in day, his brother -in- law , Nicholas Armah had a confrontation with Armo, and  he met Armo and asked him about the matter. This resulted  in  the confrontation and Armo attacked him with a cutlass,” she  added.

The Police Public Affairs Officer told Ghanaian Times that,  on the same day, Kakule, met Barbara Yankey, alias Ama Aso, who was  returning from the market, pounced  on her and assaulted  her.

Barbara sustained  cuts  on her cheeks and pains in the groin, DSP Adiku revealed.

She said, the Western Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police  (DCOP) Felix  Fosu-Agyemang and a team  of police officers,  on Sunday,  visited the victim at the Simpa Health Centre, and also assessed the situation  at Wassa Dimpim.

“We are beefing-up security at Wassa Dompim with military detachment following the recent skirmishes  in the area. We assure the  public that the area  is calm. But, we also need public supports to maintain peace, law and order. Armo will be processed for court on Monday . Meanwhile, Kakule is on the run and the  police are  looking  for him,” she said.

FROM CLEMENT ADZEI BOYE, SEKONDI

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