Old Tafo Clashes: Minister Orders Release Of 45 Suspects In Old Tafo Riots

The Ashanti Regional Minister and Chairman of Regional Security Council (REGSEC), Peter Anarfi Mensah has ordered the Ashanti Regional Police Command for the immediate release of all 45  suspects arrested in connection with Old Tafo disturbances.

He also urged all those who fled the troubled community for fear of being arrested to return home and guaranteed them their safety.

The directives of the Minister is part of a resolution arrived at with REGSEC and the leadership of the feuding factions on Friday.

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Asawase, Alhaji Munktaka Mubarak also assured of government’s support for the victims whose properties were vandalised.

He also disclosed that churches and Mosques that were affected in the arson will benefit from the support programme.

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