One person has been confirmed dead with several others injured following a disagreement over the burial place of a family head at Kintampo in the Bono East region.
Adom News’ Wiafe Akenten reported on Adom Midday News that a misunderstanding between two feuding chieftaincy factions of the Moos tribe was the cause of the incident.
According to him, there was a misunderstanding on their way to the traditional home, New Longoro for the burial of the family head, ‘Abusuapanyin’, leading to exchange of gunshots which led to the death and injuries to others.
Confirming the incident in an interview with Adom News, Police Commander, ACP Gyau said three people initially suffered the gunshots but one had been confirmed dead.
The body of the deceased has been sent to the mortuary with others receiving treatment in the hospital.
Meanwhile, the Abusuapanyin’s corpse has been returned to Kintampo and calm has been restored.
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Source: Adomonline.com|Adom News|Wiafe Akenten