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LOCAL NEWS: Western Togoland Secessionists Beat STC Drivers, Burns Bus In Volta Region


Information reaching ThinkNews Online indicates some scores of people believed to be members of the controversial Western Togoland group have beaten two drivers of State Transport Corporation (STC) and burnt down the bus in Ho in the Volta Region.


It is emerging that the unfortunate incident occurred in the late hours of Monday night as some Secessionists fired gunshots before pouncing on the drivers.


Due to the bizarre incident, heavy security were dispatched to the scene.


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ThinkNews Online gathered that the group has for sometime been fighting for their Independence.


The group was also reported to have blocked some major roads and also invade a police station ceasing guns and among others.


On Friday members of the Western Togoland secessionist group, the Homeland Study Group Foundation mounted roadblocks on the Juapong–Accra and Sogakope–Accra main roads.

Some attackers also besieged the Aveyime and Mepe police stations freeing inmates and making away with assault rifles and shotguns.


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It is also alleged that they attacked the North Tongu District Assembly and made away with a Toyota Hilux pick up vehicle belonging to the Assembly after they took the official Toyota Land cruiser pickup belonging to the Tongu Divisional Commander of Police, Dennis Fiakpui.


Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith

 

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