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Curfew In Bawku Extended Over Renewed Gun Shootings

The Minister of Interior, Ambrose Dery, has extended the curfew which was earlier place on the people of Bawku after there reports of renewed shootings emerged.

In a statement by the Ministry of Interior, they cited recent gun shootings in the municipality as reason for the extension of the curfew.

“There is a total ban on all persons in the afore-mentioned communities, and their environs from carrying arms, ammunition or any offensive weapons and any persons found with any arms or ammunition will be arrested and prosecuted,” the Interior Ministry said in a statement.

The Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery, said government is calling “on the Chiefs, Elders, Opinion Leaders, Youth and people of the area to exercise restraint in the face of the challenges confronting them.”

The statement also called for peace building through dialogue.

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