Six suspected arms smugglers are in the custody of the Gambaga Divisional Police Command for attempting to smuggle sophisticated weapons into the Yunyoo Constituency of the Northern Region.
A source close to the Northern Regional Security Council revealed to Citi News that the suspects had targeted heightening the tension in the area ahead of the creation of the new Yunyoo district.
Recently, there were reported sporadic gunshots in the constituency believed to have been related to the location of the capital of the yet-to-be-created Yunyoo district.
Some chiefs, in collaboration with the Konkomba Students Union recently renewed calls for Namong to be named the district capital.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo during his "Thank You" tour of the Northern Region announced the upgrading of six districts in the Northern Region.
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