Two sustain gunshot wounds, one dead at Bawku


The Public Affairs Officer of the Upper East Regional Police Command, ASP David Fianko-Okyere, has confirmed the death of one person from gunshot wounds due to a land dispute at Sabon Gare, a suburb of Bawku.

In an interview with Graphic, ASP Fianko-Okyere, said another victim survived gunshots during the misunderstanding which degenerated into violence when claimants to the land reportedly engaged in gun fire exchanges that resulted in the death of Mohammed Mahmood, 26 a ‘Mahama-Can-do rider’.

He said Mahmood allegedly sustained gunshots wounds in the head and later died at the Bawku Presbyterian hospital.

The other victim, a student, Zulka Salam,16 also reportedly sustained gunshot wounds in the abdomen but was treated and discharged at the same hospital.

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