Police officers of the Oti Regional Police Command of the Ghana Police Service have arrested 14 people in the connection with the gun shooting incident at Borae Ahenfie, a farming Community in the Krachi Nchumuru District of the Oti Region.
The 14 suspects were reported to have had hands in the shooting to dead of the chief of Borae Ahenfie, Nana Meebo, and two persons.
They were arrested by the police and are assisting the Police in their investigations.
Addressing journalists over the incident, the Krachi Nchumuru District Chief Executive (DCE) who is also the Chairman of the District Security Committee (DISEC), Mr Nkrumah Kwasi Ogyile confirmed and said the assailants ambushed and shot the chief and the two to death.
He told the journalists that the late chief had a misunderstanding with some factions in the community over a piece of land; a case he won at the Krachi West District Court.
According to Mr Ogile, the late chief later presented the judgement from the court to Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP), Charles Dormaban, the Oti Regional Police Commander, where the factions were advised to stick to the court order.
The Chairman of the DISEC said that the late chief and two of his subjects were working on the said land, when the trio were allegedly attacked by the assailants.
He said the bodies of the deceased had been deposited at the morgue of the Krachi West District hospital for preservation.
He said security had been beefed up and calm restored.