Four Chinese have been arrested by police in Wassa Akropong in the Amenfi East District of the Western Region in relation to the shooting and killing of a Ghanaian.

31-year-old Nana Boamah died after being shot on Friday, October 6 by a Chinese following a misunderstanding.

Member of Parliament (MP) for Amenfi East Patrick Bogyako-Saime told Accra100.5 FM’s Ama Brako Ampofo on Saturday, 7 October that the incident followed the hiring of a local plumber by a Chinese to execute a job.

He said the plumber agreed to a charge a fee of GHS150 but later gave the plumber only GHS50 after executing the job, triggering a misunderstanding.

The plumber, during the misunderstanding, called the now-deceased as a witness but an escalation of the confrontation led to his death at the hands of the Chinese.

The youth the area who became incensed after the incident burnt over twenty cars belonging to Chinese nationals and vandalised other property they felt was owned by Chinese in the area.

Although calm has returned to the place, there is heavy police and military presence to avert further deterioration of the security situation. Chinese numbering about 50 have been relocated for safety.


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