The Yendi Police are still investigating circumstances that led to the death of two persons; a Dagomba butcher and a Fulani herdsman at Kuga, a community in the Yendi Municipality.

Speaking to the Ghana News Agency at Yendi, ACP Jonathan Adams Godoe, the Divisional Police Commander said the Dagomba butcher was allegedly invited by some Fulani herdsmen to their abode to buy a cow between around 1700 hours on Sunday October 29.

The Police said after sometime, when the Butcher had not returned home, his relatives followed up to the community only to find him dead with multiple cutlass wounds.

ACP Adams Godoe said those who saw the body reported to the Kuga Na Abdulai Adam II who sent some of his elders to inform the Yendi Police.

He said tempers went high, when the body of the butcher was brought to the Yendi Police Station.

He said a police dispatch team that was sent on patrols until the next day later found the lifeless body of a Fulani herdsman by a shop.

ACP Adams Godoe said although the situation was under control, Police would continue to patrol in the Municipality and beyond.

The two bodies, he said had been deposited at the Tamale Teaching hospital Mortuary

Alhaji Hammed Abubakari Issuf, Yendi Municipal Chief Executive said, Yendi Municipal Security Council (MUSEC) had held an emergency meeting on the issue adding that one of the Fulani herdsmen had been discharged from the Yendi Municipal Hospital and two others who were under critical conditions had been referred to Tamale Teaching Hospital.

He said no arrest has been made so far.



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