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Interior Minister renews curfew hours on Drobo, Japekrom, other areas

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The Minister for the Interior, Henry Quartey, has by an Executive Instrument, renewed the curfew hours imposed on Drobo, Japekrom, Babianiha, Kwasibourkrom, Mpuasu, Basekrom, Kojokesekrom and Katakyiekrom in the Jaman South Municipality of the Bono Region. The curfew hours start from 8:00 p.m to 5:00 a.m effective, Thursday, May 30, 2024.

The curfew had been imposed on the areas following deadly clashes over disputed land. In a statement, Mr Quartey expressed the government’s appreciation to the Chiefs, Elders, Opinion Leaders, Youth and people of the area for their effort in ensuring peace in the area and urged them to use the established mechanisms for the resolutions of all their conflicts and disputes.

“Meanwhile, there is a total ban on all persons in the afore-mentioned communities and their environs from carrying arms, ammunition or any offensive weapons and any persons found with any arms or ammunition will be arrested and prosecuted,” the statement said.


By:  Laud Nartey

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