One person within the Bolgatanga Municipality has been gruesomely murdered in yet another incident believed to be linked to the long standing Chieftaincy dispute in the area.
A man in his 30s only identified as Azumah was lynched at about 5pm on Sunday near the Bolgatanga Central Mosque which is about 150 metres from the Municipal Police command.
An Eye witnesses who spoke to MyNewsGh.com disclosed that the deceased, an employee of the Rent Control Department was accosted by a group of young men who subjected him to violent attacks by first hitting him with a rod and crashing him with cement blocks while he laid gasping for life.
The action which took place in an open space within a busy area sent onlookers running for their lives as others quickly closed their shops for fear of an escalation of a clash.
This latest murder, follows a similar incident that occurred on Friday near the Skin Guest House in Bolgatanga.
It would be recalled that one was person shot dead near guest house in Bolgatanga on Friday .
The deceased identified as Ayine Abilba aged 36 years, was shot at close range by unknown assailants at Skin Guest House located at Daporetindongo within the Bolgatanga Municipality.
According to the police who confirmed the incident to MyNewsGh.com, a private security man at the Guest House reported that he heard a gunshot outside the guest house.
He came out and saw a young man in a pool of blood lying in the yard of the guest house and notified the police who moved to the crime and met a young man clad in an orange T-shirt and blue jeans with severe wounds on his face and back lying in a supine position.
A search was conducted in the young man ‘s pocket and a wallet containing a voter’s I.D card, Ghana card bearing the name Ayine Abilba aged 36 years, a black L.G phone and cash the sum of GHC 281 were found.
The scene of crime was combed and a Red Honda Motorbike with registration number M-18-UE 6114, Blow F92 Foreign Pistol with two rounds of ammunitions were seen lying in a nearby gutter believed to belong to the young man with a pool of blood just by the motorbike, a big stone with blood stains and three BB spent shells were also retrieved from the scene of crime
A sign board of the guest house was also seen with marks of bullets.