C/R: Land guards on rampage at Fetteh Kakraba; halt clinic project, chase chiefs with guns

Tension is mounting at Gomoa Fetteh Kakraba, suburb of Gomoa East District in the Central region following assault by land guards terrorizing residents and developers in the area. .

According to reports, they have become so emboldened that, Chiefs in the area have been chased away after they forcibly halted an ongoing clinic project.

TV XYZ’s Central regional correspondent, Alex Donkoh who visited the area reports that, the Odikro and Omankrado of Fetteh Kakraba had demarcated a parcel of land for the construction of the health post by the District Assembly. Though the District Chief Executive is fully aware and backs the initiative, the land guards seem fearless and are bent on stopping the project.

According to witnesses, a group of land guards fully armed with guns stormed the site, threatening mayhem to scare workers and succeeded in filling the foundation dug for the project, with bulldozer.
Nana Kudum Manu recounting his predicament to journalists alleged that, he was in his Palace when a distress call from the youth came in, alerting him about the assault by the land guards.

He told the press gathered that as he proceeded to the scene together with the Odikro of Fetteh Kakraba, the suspects called their bluff threatening to deal with anyone who dares them.

Nana Kudum Manu said to prevent bloodshed, they lodged a complaint at the Breku Police station.
The suspects, sensing danger, absconded before the Police contingent arrived at the scene.

The Odikro and Omankrado of Fetteh Kakraba however said they surfaced after the Police left, raising eyebrows.

He has since made a passionate appeal to the Inspector General of Police, COP Dr George Akuffo Dampare, the Central East Regional Commander to intervene and clampdown on land guards in the area.

Meanwhile, Queen mother of Fetteh Kakraba, Nana Abena Adobi who has been accused of masterminding the attack has also been speaking.
Nana Abena Adobi claims she is preparing the land for traders who will be affected by the expansion of Kasoa-Winneba highway, when work begins.




By: Alex Donkor/myxyzonline.com/Ghana

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