Seven people have been arrested over the violence that erupted in Salaga yesterday.
DSP Yusif Tanko, the Northern Regional Police PRO confirmed the arrest.
According to DSP Yusif Tanko, the seven arrested will assist police to get the bottom of the incident.
He made it known that calm has been restored in the capital of the East Gonja District.
Yesterday scores of irate youth In Salaga staged an violent protest against the government for snubbing their town to name Damongo as the capital of the newly created Savanna Region.
The youth did fire on the NPP office in Salaga and destroyed other things in the town.