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UPDATED: Overlord of Bimbilla & 4 others killed in Bimbilla in intra chieftaincy dispute


UPDATE: 10 suspects are now in police custody…

Five unidentified gun men dressed in police uniforms Thursday 19th June shot and killed the Paramount Chief of Nanum traditional area, Bimbilla Naa, Naa Dasana Dawuni Andani and his younger brother( regent of Chichegu) at his palace at about 7:30pm local time.

Eye witness say the unidentified gun men wearing police uniform entered the house, asked for the chief and were escorted to the chief's room by his younger brother.

Moments after they entered the chief's room, the gun men opened fire at the chief who was sitting on his traditional wooding chair and turned to Chichegu, his brother killing him too instantly.

Eye witnesses informed Zaa News that the men drove to the palace in a Land Cruisa which colour and registration number is yet to be identified and carried out the heinous crime.

While the two uniformed men shot and killed Chief Dasana Dawuni Andani and his younger brother, the three others in the car started firing sporadically killing two more people and injured several others, the eye witness said.

The incident which happened during maghreb prayer time disrupted the congregational prayer in a mosque near the chief's palace leaving congregants to run for their lives.

The murder occurred in spite of a 9:00 PM to 5:00AM curfew that is already in force in the area.

The injured people were transported from Bimbilla to the Tamale Teaching Hospital with one dying upon arrival.


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