The Bolin Lana Abdulai Mahamadu has warned that he and his
men will be forced to retaliate in equal measure if unprovoked attacks are
launched at them during the funeral of the late Ya-Naa Yakubu Andani II,
He told a team from the Yendi Municipal Security Committee (MUSEC)
that paid a courtesy call on him on Thursday following the death of one Aliu
Zabaha in renewed attacks.
According to him, what happened should be considered as past
but issued a stern warning that if similar incident occurs during the funeral
then the Abudus would strongly retaliate.
There is currently uneasy calm in the area with Police/Military
patrols intensified within Yendi municipality following Thursday’s incident
that claimed one life and left three persons with various degrees of injuries.
It would be recalled MyNewsGh.com reported about how 50-year-old
Iddrisu Abdulai and Abdallah Samed (age 46) both of the Abudu Royal Gate were
shot in the hip and thigh respectively. Both are currently receiving treatment
at the Emergency Ward of Yendi Government Hospital.
One male adult was shot dead in a house belonging to the
The series of events were sparked by an attack on the Chief
of Sagnarigu and his entourage of about 20 fleet of cars and buses who were
driving to the Gbewaa Palace. The youth of Yendi pelted the entourage with
stones, smashing windscreens of vehicles, MyNewsGh.com learnt.
Consequently, vehicles entering or leaving Yendi township were stoned and windscreens were smashed at Zohe an area at the outskirts of Yendi on Tamale-Yendi Road. The windscreen of a Police Navara pick up was also smashed with a stone in the process.
The body of the late Aliu Zabaha has been deposited at the
Yendi Government Hospital mortuary for preservation and autopsy.
Meanwhile security chiefs in the area are locked up in a
meeting to ensure that there are no reprisal attacks in the ensuing days
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