Chief shot at Gyengyen in Krachi West
Mr Kwabena Nkrumah, the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Kete-Krachi Division Command, who confirmed the incident to the Ghana News Agency (GNA), said Nana Atta Kpebu, was shot at close range in his residence during light-out.
He, however, said the chief had been transferred to the 37 Military Hospital and was responding to treatment but no culprit had been arrested yet.
He urged the public to assist the Police with leads towards apprehending the unknown assailant.
Mr Albert Obempeh, the Assemblyman of the area, speaking to the GNA, said he was informed via telephone about the incident.
He said there was currently tension in the area and expressed the hope that the suspect would be arrested soon and dealt with by the law.