Youth chief shot dead in Kumbungu
The youth chief is reported to have traveled from Tamale where he lives
A youth chief in one of the communities in Kumbungu, in the northern region was shot dead during the fire festival celebration on Thursday.
The family of the deceased has accused another chief of carrying out the act.
The deceased who was only identified as Haruna went to Kumbungu town to celebrate the fire festival but did not return. Over the years the fire festival celebration always comes with a lot of casualties with many sustaining injuries and others loosing their lives due to shooting of locally manufactured guns during the celebration.
The body of the deceased has been deposited in the Kumbungu hospital and police have began investigations into the case.
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