Dome Faase community in the greater Accra region has turned into ghost town after residents flee from the community in the wee hours of Wednesday after military officers numbering about 300 stormed the community to arrest attackers of two soldiers that were assaulted on their duty point. Over 50 residents have been arrested inthe community the military.
It is reported that Chiefs and residents of Dome Faase in Obom Domeabra Municipal on Tuesday demonstrated against the Akyem Apedwa Mponuahene Bafour Sarpong Okumakuma for allegedly taking away their land.
Nii kpakpo Amatey the Divisional Chief of the Obom traditional area alleged that the Akyem Apedwa Mponuahene Bafour Sarpong Okumakuma is dealing with armed land gurads and the military to harass the chiefs and the residents of the area to take away their land which they will resist.
But the Deputy Minister rubbished the allegations and challenged anyone with evidence to prove otherwise.
The residents after the demonstration went to the land after the demonstration and allegedly attacked the military men.
The residents reportedly pelted stones at the military men and in self-defence, the military men opened fire at the crowd but the bullets did not penetrate them because they were allegedly using black magic.
In the process, 8 of the military men took to their heels but two of the men were brutally assaulted with knife wounds inflicted on them and their uniforms torn.
However at about 4am Wednesday morning the residents all flee into unknown locations after they heard sporadic shooting of guns by military officers in the community. Reports indicate that over 300 soldiers have besieged the town in an attempt to arrest civilians who assaulted the soldiers in a land conflict.