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Residents at Gbewe in the Weija-Gbawe Municipality of the Greater Accra Region are calling on the Inspector General of Police to come to their aid to clamp down on the activities of some land guards terrorizing them in the area.

According to the residents, a well-known Land guard identified as Obama is intimidating and forcibly taking money from them illegally.

The alleged land guard over the weekend, reportedly assaulted a Pastor, his family, and some residents at Gbewe over a borehole.

According to reports, the land-guard leader, Obama, currently on run, as he has been declared wanted by the Weija Police gathered went on a rampage with his boys on the victims, when they had information that a machine was drilling a borehole.

The incident took place when a self-acclaimed Asafoatse stormed the Gbewe Hills area to demand an amount of Ghc 2000 from a resident who was drilling a borehole and was questioned why making such a demand after videoing him and he left the scene angrily with a motorbike to deploy the suspected landgaurd to attack them.

The Head Pastor of Christ Fishers of Men Ministry based at Weija Gbawe, William Kwadjo Antwi, also a victim, who narrated the incident said after the Asafoatse was confronted and left, the Obama guy, stormed there with a pick car with some thugs to attack him and his family when he tried to prevent them from extorting money from a neighbor drilling the same borehole.

The Pastor said his son, Raymond Addo, who also attempted to separate the fight got his mobile phone seized and also assaulted by the land guards.

He said the landguards, allegedly use a shovel to hits his son and push his head to hit a fence wall.

The Pastor said his outfit has since reported the matter to the police but no action has been taken since, after giving them a medical form to attend hospitals.

Some of the residents in the community, also expressed worried about how the suspected land guard Obama has been terrorizing them in the area.

They, however, appeal to the Ghana Police Service to take immediate steps to end the activities of the land guards who are intimidating them in the area.

Source: Operanews

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