Interior Ministry Curfew hours reviewed in Old Tafo, 4 other towns

The Ministry has also renewed the curfew hours on four other areas, that is, the Alavanyo/Nkonya townships in the Volta Region, Bunkprugu, Bimbilla and Kpatinga in the Northern region.

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Government has reduced the curfew hours imposed on the community of Old Tafo, a suburb of Kumasi.

A statement from the Interior Ministry said on the advice of the Ashanti Regional Security Council and by Executive instrument, the curfew now starts from 11 pm to 4 am effective April 1.

The curfew hours were imposed after violent clashes between some youth in the area killed one person and injured many.

The sector Minister, Prosper Bani, added that the ban on all persons in the township and surrounding areas from carrying arms, ammunition or any offensive weapon is still in force and anyone found with such weapons will be prosecuted.

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Meanwhile, the Ministry has also renewed the curfew hours on four other areas, that is, the Alavanyo/Nkonya townships in the Volta Region, Bunkprugu, Bimbilla and Kpatinga in the Northern region.

The curfew hours in the Alavanyo/Nkonya area, now begins from 11:00pm and ends at 5:00am while that of Bunkprugu is from 8:00pm to 6:00am all effective April 5.

In Bimbilla, the curfew hours is from 6:00pm to 6:00am while Kpatinga and its environs starts from 12 midnight to 4am.

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