Crime

16 suspects arrested by the police over Asaman Tamfoe shooting

One pump action gun, two excavators, two water pumps, and a battery were all recovered, according to a police statement.

“Actions are being taken to apprehend the remaining suspects and seize any further weapons they may be carrying.

The police stated that they had also seen a popular video about the event, which was being examined as part of the inquiry.

On September 29, 2022, an altercation between some people thought to be illegal miners and a local anti-galamsey taskforce took place.

The violent altercation left the Chief of Kyebi-Apapam Osabarima Apagya Ofori IV and others hurt.

Okogyeaman Osabarima A violent altercation broke out when Apagya Ofori IV, the head of the Okyeman Environmental taskforce, and the Kibi Divisional Police Command attempted to enter illicit mining sites in the Asamang Tamfoe neighborhood.

A flying stone struck the Chief in the head, and he was taken to the Kibi Government Hospital where he received treatment before being released.

The joint operation team was successful in apprehending 24 alleged illicit miners.

Others, though, were able to get away.

The united group under the direction of Chief Superintendent Magnus Reindorf, the Divisional Commander Sam got two excavators, two bikes, a tricycle, a pump action rifle, two motorcycles, and two pumping machines.

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