Some youth at Sakumono Village in the Tema West municipality want a fetish priestess who resides in the neighbourhood forcefully ejected.
They are alleging that her bodyguards in the last several times have been terrorising residents who use a parcel of land shut by as a place of comfort.
Final Friday, a resident, Barnabas Apronti was allegedly attacked in the spot near to the priestess’ home.
As a final result of the assault, he had blood oozing from his nose with swollen lips and cheeks and he complained of severe headache.
The assaulted male then noted the problem to the Sakumono law enforcement station and was specified a clinical variety to go to the hospital.
On the night of the very same day, an additional resident, Paa Kwesi was allegedly chased by machete-wielding bodyguards of the priestess when he went all over the location.
While escaping, he fell down and one of his assailants slashed the left side of his shoulder leaving him with a deep slash advertisement blood oozing all more than the area.
Paa Kwesi is yet to report the incident to the police simply because some victims of alleged attacks from the bodyguards ended up turned absent when they went to report at the Sakumono police station.
“We have no area of ease right here and have a tendency to use a piece of land down there. But because the priestess arrived in the neighbourhood, her bodyguards have unleashed terror on us,” he stated.
“Just look at my pillow and it is all soaked with blood. We are helpless at this position. Individuals who could secure us are backing the priestess,” he lamented.
The condition took a diverse transform on Saturday early morning when some irate youth with their assembly member, Richmond Sorgbordzor, made the decision to confront the priestess and her guards about the assaults.
They had been satisfied with armed policemen who stormed the region, fired tear gasoline as nicely as warning pictures and arrested some of the irate youth.
A ton of the residents have reported various issues to the clinic following they have been allegedly brutalised by the police.
The offended youth explained to Joy News that the police’s action poses a protection danger in the location.
“Even the aged are not spared. What does the priestess want from us?” Mr Sorgbordzor inquired.
The inhabitants are inquiring Wetlands Division of the Forestry Commission to examine the make a difference as the priestess’ home is within the Ramsar site.
The police, having said that, did not react instantly as the Baatsona Divisional Command which oversees the spot claims it will answer on Monday.