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CR: 9-year-old boy shot dead at Awutu Breku Awubia Festival

Boy killed

A 9-year-old boy has been shot dead during a gun firing display as part of the custom in the celebration of the Awubia Festival by the Chief and People of Awutu Breku in the Central Region

Per the custom of the Chiefs and people of Awutu Breku, gunshot follows immediately after the Chief Priest(Otwor) has finished performing rituals to the gods at the durbar grand and this nontarget gunshot, unfortunately, hit the boy who was pushing a disabled boy whiles others are in a coma

According to information, many people were holding guns with live bullets and were firing indiscriminately at the durbar ground.

The festival has come to end abruptly as a result of the incident and the police have cordoned the durbar ground

The Central Commander ACP Oduro Amaning and his team have been able to arrest the one suspected to have shot the gun

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