Residents in some communities in the Kwahu East District of the Eastern region are living in fear following the brutal killing of some indigenes in the area by nomadic herdsmen popularly known as Fulanis.

The situation has led to hundreds of residents fleeing from the town to nearby villages to stay with family and friends for the fear of being caught up in the attacks.

Assembly member for Hweehwee electoral area in the Kwahu East District, Solomon Aboagye disclosed this on Adom FM’s morning show, Dwaso Nsem Monday.

He revealed that, nine persons have been reported dead; four natives and five Fulanis following separate reprisal attacks between Fulani herdsmen and some community members at Dwibease and Hweehwee communities, both in the Kwahu East district.

Mr. Aboagye noted that, the people are farmers and are still at the mercy of attacks because “when they go to the bush that is where the fear is… the police cannot go to individual farms [to protect them].”

The Hweehwee assembly man said the deaths normally occur at night in the farms and the bodies are spotted in the daytime.

Mr. Aboagye revealed how some indegenes are still in police custody for standing up for their rights.

“A young man who fought the Fulanis is still in police custody for the past three years so most of us are afraid to retaliate” he stressed.

Meanwhile, the bodies of the dead have been deposited at the Kwahu Government Hospital’s mortuary at Atibie awaiting an autopsy.




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  1. Infact this is a very sad situation how can someone came from his country and will come and takeover Ghanaian s Who is a Fulani? cant they be sacked from the Country? How can they be killing our own people in Kwahu how came?

    My dear President kindly do something about it please this is so serious in Ghana. Some MP are so idiot in such a way that they have employed the Fulani people to work for them that is why the police are afraid to catch them and rather catching the Ghanaian’s instead . It is very sad because this same MP will come and campaign in the same town for their vote. Please Nana Addo your excellency try and help this poople in Kwahy Eat.
    I rest my case.