Clashes at Zongo Police arrest 9 over Sekondi Zongo violence

At least seven people sustained multiple gunshot wounds after two Muslim factions clashed in Sekondi Zongo in Takoradi in the Western region.

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The Police in the Western Region have arrested nine people in connection with Thursday's violence clash in Secondi Zongo.

The police made the arrest after launching a formal investigation into the incident on Friday.

At least seven people sustained multiple gunshot wounds after two Muslim factions clashed in Sekondi Zongo in Takoradi in the Western region.

READ MORE: Several injured in shooting at Sekondi Zongo

One faction led by the Regional Chief Imam Sheikh Alhassan attacked their opponents, who were also led by one Sheikh Mukadasu Thursday evening, Takoradi-based Empire FM reports.

The injured have since been rushed to the Essikado General Hospital and are receiving treatment.

READ ALSO: Heavy gunshots as residents flee Sayeegu

Details of what really led to the clashes are still not clear, but reports say the group led by Sheikh Mukadasu have vowed to retaliate unless the Regional Chief Imam steps down.

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