Curfew on Bimbilla Township renewed
Accra, June 13, GNA - The curfew on Bimbilla Township has been renewed from 2000 hours to 0400 hours effective Monday, June 12, 2017.
A statement issued by Mr Ambrose Dery, Minister of the Interior and copied to the Ghana News Agency, said the renewal of the curfew was on the advice of the Northern Regional Security Council and by Executive Instrument.
The statement urged chiefs, opinion leaders, the youth and people of the area to exercise restraint in the face of the challenges confronting them and use non-violent means to channel their energies into ensuring peace in the area.
It said there was a total ban on all persons in the Bimbilla Township and surrounding areas from carrying arms, ammunition or any offensive weapons and any person found with any arms or ammunition would be arrested and prosecuted.