Supporters of Ashanti Regional Chairman hopefuls of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have clashed leaving one with head injuries.
According to our information, the incident happened at Kwabre East Constituency of the region during an Executive meeting where tempers flared resulting in fisticuffs between the two factions.
MyNewsGh.com is reporting that supporters loyal to former Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports, Joseph Yammin and Augustus Andrews Nana Kwasi, a businessman who are contending for the top slot, were seen openly trading blows to the shock of onlookers.
It is not known how it started, but our sources reveal that the victim, Patrick Opoku, who is the Constituency Deputy Organiser and the villain Samed Kooli an executive member earlier had a misunderstanding from a Whatsapp group where Samed threatened to kill Patrick, a threat Patrick took lightly.
But at the meeting, an incident happened which escalated the matter and resurrected the rift that existed between them resulting in what could pass for a free-for-all fight.
The matter has since been reported to the Mamponteng police who invited the suspect and after taking his caution statement released him on bail
They police confirmed the unfortunate incident to MyNewsGh.com indicating that the matter is still under investigations.
Meanwhile our sources reveal the timely intervention of Lawyer Evans Amankwaah an aspiring Regional Secretary of Ashanti Region was what helped douse the tension and calmed nerves .