Two persons have been shot dead while others sustained severe injuries after residents of Foase in Atwima Kwanwoma of the Ashanti Region clashed with Police officers.
The residents of Foase today locked up the District Chief Executive of Atwima Kwanwoma District Okyere Tawiah in his office over relocation of a district capital.
The Residents clashed with the police Officers when they stormed the community to unlock the DCE. One person died instantly when he was hit by a stray bullet while the other one died on the way to hospital.
Two persons including the Unit Committee Chairman of Foase Electoral area Mr Atta have been arrested by the police.
The Residents have accused the Member of Parliament for Atwima Kwanwoma Constituency Appiah Kubi for being behind the relocation of the district capital.
Majority of the residents have been severely beaten by the police and the military team in the Community. Foase Community has now turned into a ghost town as majority of the residents have fled the area.