Tension is brewing at Ofoase in the Akyemansa District in the Eastern Region after the Police allegedly shot one person to death leaving three other people with severe gunshot wounds.
The injured are on admission at Akyem Oda government Hospital.
The body of 36-year-old Emmanuel Osae has been deposited at the morgue.
The incident occurred Friday, April 31, 2021, at Brenase a suburb of Ofoase.
Starr News has gathered that a teacher from Brenase rode on his motorbike to the Ofoase community, but, while the motorbike was parked, another motor rider rammed into his motorbike which caused a misunderstanding. The culprit allegedly assaulted the Teacher identified as Zark.
Two young men from Brenase community appeared at the scene and seized the culprits’ motorbike and drove to Brenase that unless he repairs the motorbike of the teacher, his motorbike will not be released to him.
The motor rider reported the incident to the local Police. The police quickly chased the two young men and violently arrested one, but the Brenase youth resisted the arrest of the second person forcing the Police to retreat but returned with reinforcement leading to the shooting incident.
Assembly Member for Brenase electoral Area, Mathew Kwadwo Adagba told Starr News, tension is high in the community but trying to calm down the tempers of the youth.
Starr News has gathered that the youth were mobilizing to attack the Police officers involved in the shooting incident at Ofoase Police station.
The Acting Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command Sergeant Francis Gomado said the region was yet to be briefed on the incident.