Police in the Greater Accra region Tuesday night, January 18, 2022, arrested seven persons over a shoot-out in Nima.
The shoot-out was between two rival gangs.
Five of the arrested persons are in police custody while the other two are receiving treatment at the hospital under police guard.
It is unclear what started the violence.
However, the gang leaders have been identified as Kumordzi and Bombon.
Director-General of Police Public Affairs, ACP Kwesi Ofori, addressing the media said “Nima witnessed mass violence around 3:30 pm yesterday [Tuesday], and the Police quickly intervened. The violence spread across some sections of Nima and we managed to stabilise the situation.”
“Seven persons have been arrested. Five are presently here with us, and the other two are on admission at the Police hospital.”