Two elders were on Monday December 9, 2019 beaten pulp by angry residents of Nanton in connection with the raging chieftaincy confusion in the area, MyNewsGh.com reports.
The two who are currently nursing various degrees of injuries, are on admission at the Tamale Teaching Hospital after youth of Sandu near Nanton pounced on them with life-threatening objects over what is yet to be unraveled.
Snippets of information gathered by MyNewsGh.com revealed that the two elders were sent by the Ya- Na’s appointed Nanton Naa, Nyab M.B. Bawah, to perform a ritual at another village as he rules the Nanton traditional area from his base somewhere in Sagnarigu following the occupation of the Nanton town by Nyab Haruna Tia.
Spokesperson of Nyab M.B. Bawah, Alhaji Anas who confirmed the incident to MyNewsGh.com, said they were accosted and beaten while on the errand.
“After attacking them, they brought them to Nanton and a mob massed them to attack them again. The Police got wind and rushed to the area and took them to Savelugu before taking them to the hospital”, he revealed.
He added “the police are now taking statements from eyewitnesses before they can take action on the matter but I am certain the Nanton Naa will inform the Ya-Naa about the matter. I have not had time to meet the Nanton Naa yet but”