Following the murder of two persons in connection with a chieftaincy deadlock in the town, the Eastern Regional Security Council is ensuring law and order at Adoagyiri.
Seth Kwame Acheampong, the regional minister and chairman of the Regional Security Council, promised that the security services will maintain law and order in the community.
He claims that the area’s security has been stepped up while a thorough investigation is being conducted to find the offenders.
He claims that regardless of whether a gun is registered or not, the Security Council has prohibited all residents from displaying and using weapons in Adoagyiri.
In addition, he has warned traditional leaders to abide by the Public Order Act and respect its guidelines while planning public events.
There have been various indicators of potential violence inscribed on the battlefield since the Adoagyiri chieftaincy standoff began earlier this year.
In June, several supporters of the recently appointed chief and Nananoom of Akyem Abuakwa requested that the police look into the slaying of Odehye Kwame Sarkodie, a relative of the chief Barima Adu Korkor ll.
They said that persons associated with the rival chief Okoanadwo Afutu Dompreh killed Odehye Kwame Sarkodie on Broad Day, but the Nsawam Police leadership has paid little attention to the investigation.
The event on Tuesday raised the death toll in connection with the Adoagyiri Chieftaincy standoff to three.
Following a REGSEC meeting, the Eastern Regional Minister and Chairman of the Regional Security Council addressed the media in Koforidua.