Ahwiaa clash: 4 persons arrested

Four persons have been arrested with firearms, ammunition and dangerous weapons in connection with the clash between residents of Ahwiaa and Zongo youth in the Kwabre East District of the Ashanti region.

There was a bloody clash at Ahwiaa, a suburb of Kumasi on Saturday as the Moslem youth in the community clashed with indigenes resulting in several others sustaining various degrees of injuries.

The clash was sparked by the slashing of one person by a Zongo boy on Friday during a one-week celebration of the death of a young lady in the area.

According to Deputy Ashanti Regional Police Commander, DCOP Fred Adu Anim two of suspects were carrying pistols while the other two were holding machetes during a scuffle.

It took the intervention of a joint military and police personnel deployed to the town to maintain order.

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