National Security
Col. Gbevlo Lartey, National Security Coordinator

Security personnel have been deployed in Ash-town near the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi after an attack by some cutlass-wielding men claimed two lives.

One of the deceased, Kwadwo Asamoah popularly known as Gausu is said to be a body guard of MP for Manhyia, Matthew Opoku Prempeh. The other victim has been identified as Victor Ocran.

Public Relations Officer at the Ashanti regional Police Command, ASP Mohammed Tanko who confirmed the incident tells Ultimate Radio security personnel have been stationed at the area to forestall any reprisal attack.

The incident occurred around 2PM Wednesday.

The Police say Gausu was a wanted man before his death. He was mentioned as having participated in a violent confrontation during the electioneering period last year that led to one Mafius being wounded severely.

Residents of the area are leaving in fear of a rival gang which has sworn to avenge the deaths.

Source: Bernard Buachi (Ultimate Radio, Kumasi)

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