Police Arrest 13 Land Guards Over Palace Coup in Adeiso

The Police in Adeiso in the Eastern region have arrested 13 suspects mostly land guards over an attempt to topple the Paramount Chief of Adeiso, Osabarima Asare Oduro II.

The suspects who were armed with single barrel gun, ammunition, and a dagger invaded the Palace, slaughtered a sheep in an attempt to perform traditional rites to destool the Chief but the police foiled the operation and rounded up the suspects.

According to the Adeiso police commander, ASP Abrefi Yeboah, investigation has commenced into the case.

He said the suspects made up of nine men and four women were brought from Accra by the destoooled Gyaasehene in the area Nana Kwabena Yobo to revenge on his behalf.

The Gyaasehene is also under lock and key and assisting Police in investigation.

Tension is however high in the community as the police patrol the area to keep calm.

By: Ghana/Ultimatefmonline.com/106.9FM/Kojo Ansah