The Northern Regional Minister has stated that the perpetrators of the Kpatinga shooting incident they would not be spared.

Salifu Saeed said “we are not going to allow that. We won’t allow anyone to take the security of Dagbon for granted.”

He added steps have been taken to beef up security in the community to prevent further clashes among the feuding groups.

Homes were torched and residents fled the Kpatinga in the Gushegu Municipality of the Northern Region after clashes between two persons holding themselves as the rightful claimants to the Kpatinga skin who have the right to enskin sub-chiefs.

According to reports, a sub-chief died and his funeral started last week and was expected to be completed today.

As part of the tradition, relatives of the deceased sub-chief needed to go to the chief of the area for some rituals to be performed.

Reports said when the family visited the palace of one, the contender who is the reagent of the area instigated the confusion.

Five injuries were reported from the disturbances with one being confirmed as a gunshot injury.

The victim was first treated at the Kpatinga Health Centre but was later moved to Gushegu Municipal Hospital according to the Geshegu Municipal Director of the Ghana Health Service, Alhaji A . B Yakubu.