An alleged kidnapper who dressed like a woman and was among the gunmen who attacked women at Mempeasem in the West Gonja Municipality of the Savannah Region has been nabbed.
3News says the suspect was first sent to the chief’s palace before he was marched to the police station in Damango after brave residents overpowered him and his syndicates.
According to the report, the women who were attacked sent out a loud scream which got to some male farmers who in turn mobilised the youth to come to their rescue.
Meanwhile, Savannah Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has also deployed heavily armed joint police-military team to the area.
Regional minister and Chairman of REGSEC Saeed Muhazu Jibril has assured the residents the security is in control of the issue.
He appealed to the residents to remain vigilant and report any suspected persons to the security for swift action.