One person is reportedly dead and three others in critical condition following renewed chieftaincy clashes in Bolga in the Upper East Region Saturday.

The injured persons have been rushed to the Bolga Hospital for treatment while the body of the deceased has been deposited at the morgue.

Residents told Joy News’ Upper East Regional Correspondent Albert Sore they are afraid of reprisal attack after the Saturday.

The police in the Region said they have stepped up security in the area to prevent an escalation of violence.