10 Persons Suspected to be Land Guards Arrested
Okyeman Land Protection Force have arrested ten persons suspected to be land guards at Yaw K)k) near Nsawam in the Eastern Region.
They are accused of allegedly intimidating residents of three communities: Yaw k)k) Nsawam and Amasaman lately.
The task force retrieved some offensive weapons including guns from the suspected land guards who had pitch camp in a house at Yaw K)k) for their operations.
The suspects have been handed over to the Kyebi Divisional Police command for further investigation.
Speaking to the media, the group said:
“We have handed them over to the Kyebi Police for more investigations. It’s our prayer that they act swiftly,” he said.
“The land guards issue if not dealt with would result in violent clashes.”
Chief of Yaw K)k) Barimah Okata Amoah has been overwhelmed with the actions of the suspected land guards.
“I don’t understand what is happening, we woke up to see people on my land. They demarcated a huge portion and guarded it with weapons.”