Fight over cow meat Bimbilla clashes death toll rises to 19

The death toll has risen to 19 in the Bimbilla clashes in Nanumba North District

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

The death toll in the Bimbilla clashes in Nanumba North District of the Northern Region, has increased to nineteen.

This was confirmed after more bodies were found in the bush by the Police.

Eleven persons are on admission at the hospital due to sporadic shooting in the township involving some butchers and guards from the Regent of Nanumba.

A seven-year-old boy and seven others were confirmed dead on Saturday 11 July, 2015.      

The names of five of the dead have been given as R Death toll hits 12 in Bimbilla clashesashak Mohammed, 18, Hamza Abass, 30, Mustapha Mubarak, 7, Sulemana Iddrisu, 40, Sulemana Damba, 57, Alhassan Baako, 18, Illiasu, 34, and Mohammed Alhassan.

According to reports, some butchers at Bimbilla in the Nanumba North District have refused to recognise Yakubu Dasana Andani as the regent of the Nanumba Traditional Area and have subsequently refused to observe a custom which demands that butchers give a portion of their slaughter to the traditional ruler.

The custom, according to reports, has not been observed for some time now because the area has been involved in a protracted chieftaincy dispute which has led to the murder of the late paramount chief Naa Dasana Abdulai Andani.

Eight suspects have so far been arrested in connection with the clashes involving butchers and have been taken to the regional capital Tamale for interrogation.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Watch Fufu is killing Africans - Pastor Mensa Otabilbullet
2 Assault OccupyGhana demands justice for lady stripped naked in Kumasibullet
3 Instant Justice Nana Oye Lithur condemns mob justice on lady...bullet
4 In Tamale Nigerian girl gang raped and killedbullet
5 Video Soldier detained for leaking Flagstaff House brutality videobullet
6 New Government Blakofe is deputy CEO for GTDCbullet
7 Judiciary Georgina Wood is still Chief Justicebullet
8 SONA 2017 First Lady promises to fix the economybullet
9 Nana Addo Gov't Debrah-Karikari appointed Secretary to...bullet
10 Independence Celebration Ghana @ 60 cloth out; sells...bullet

Top Videos

1 Health Alert Fufu is killing Africans - Mensah Otabilbullet
2 Video Police officer attacked at Flagstaff Housebullet
3 Meet "The Beast" President Obama's Cadillac that's more tank than carbullet
4 Marine Drive Project Time's up, but residents refuse to relocatebullet
5 Obinim What happen'd when we fact checked Obinim's Bible knowledgebullet
6 Kwame Nkrumah Interchange Water leaks from hole in wall at new...bullet
7 Video Taxi driver terrified after an encounter with a ghostbullet
8 Vitiligo Enam Honya - is challenging what you think about...bullet
9 Watch Kumchacha delivers Counselor Lutterodt from 'demons'bullet
10 In Zimbabwe President Mugabe’s 70 year-old aide...bullet

News