PHOTOS: Curfew declared over Tafo clashes

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Tafo-clashes-620x400This medium can confirm that there has not been any arrest following protest by the Tafo Zongo youth over the ownership of the Tafo cemetery in Kuamsi, Ashanti Region.

Traditional authorities and the youth are tight -lipped about the situation. The combined military and police personnel have been stationed at the area.


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Aggrieved youth




Curfew Declared

The Regional Security Council (REGSEC) in the Ashanti Region have declared Tafo  a curfew area on Wednesday evening starting 6pm-6:am.

The curfew is being enforced by the Military and the police in the Region starts from Tafo cemetery morgue to Pankrono junction.

This comes on the back of clashes between Traditional authorities and Tafo Zongo youth.

The DCOP Nathan Kofi Boakye explained that the curfew is going to be enforced rigidly ‘and I pray that nobody fall foul of the law’.

‘The military and police have taken over very successfully, anybody found loitering around will be arrested by the Police. Tafo is calm now, we are advising everybody to his/her house, so observe the curfew as REGSEC has declared, nobody will be allowed to take the laws into his/her hands,’ he said.


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