Curfew on four townships renewed

The Ministry of the Interior has renewed curfew hours imposed on four townships in two regions.

They are; Kpatinga and its environs from 1200 midnight to 0400 hours and Bimbilla Township from 1800 hours to 0600 hours, both of the Northern Region, effective Friday, June 29, 2018.

Others are; Alavanyo and Nkonya Townships in the Volta Region from 1800 hours to 0600 hours, effective Sunday, July 1, 2018.

A statement signed by Mr Ambrose Dery, the Sector Minister and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Friday said the renewal of the curfew hours was upon the advice of their various Regional Security Councils and by Executive Instrument.

It reminded the public that the ban on carrying arms, ammunition or any offensive weapons was still in force and any person found with any arms or ammunition would be arrested and prosecuted.

The statement urged the people to exercise restraint in the face of the challenges confronting them and should use non-violent means to ensure peace in the areas.

Source: GNA

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