Land Dispute One dies in renewed clashes in Northern Region

So far 22 people have died with several properties destroyed leaving others homeless.

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One person has been confirmed dead in renewed clashes between Sabiluk and Sayeegu communities in the Bunkprugu district of the Northern region.

The deceased who has been identified as Yenube Didiuk was shot by unknown assailants when he was travelling from Sambiluk to Nakpanduri.

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The body is said to have been found at a farmland at the Sayeegu village where the Boukteeb and Tanmung families have been fighting over a parcel of land.

So far 22 people have died with several properties destroyed leaving others homeless.

Police Constable Frederick Dadzie was gunned down in April 2016 during a brawl between the two communities.

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Police in the area have however confirmed the recent murder adding that the body has since been deposited at a hospital in Bende, awaiting autopsy.

“We found a young man lying in the bush and upon examination on it, we suspected that it was a gunshot. We took the body to Bende hospital for post-mortem and after we will release the body to them for burial,” the police told Kumasi-based Ultimate Radio.

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