Reports available to Rainbow Radio indicate that 37 houses have been burnt resulting in the death of four persons while about 479 people have been displaced in a recent Chieftaincy dispute at Wenchiki in the Chereponi district of the North East region.
Also, 14 stores, 4 motorbikes, 3 tricycles, 15 shades, and a bicycle were burnt in the clashes.
Over 200 persons including pregnant women have fled the Chereponi district to Yunyoo Nasuan, Gbimgbani, and Walgbani communities for shelter and safety.
The North East Director of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), Al-Hassan John Kweku, has indicated that the assessment report on the impact of the violence had been sent to the headquarters in Accra.
Meanwhile, the Chereponi District Chief Executive (DCE), who is also the Chairperson of the District Security Council (DISEC), Madam Zuweatu Mada Nashiru, has disclosed that 10 persons have been arrested in connection with the chieftaincy clashes at Wenchiki in the Chereponi District of the North East Region.
According to her, the suspects have been transferred from Chereponi to Yendi in the Northern Region for prosecution.
Meanwhile, the latest information has it that 10 persons have been arrested in connection with the chieftaincy clashes at Wenchiki and will be arraigned before a Yendi court today.
By: Prince Kwame Tamakloe/Rainbowradioonline.com/Ghana