The Ghana Police Service has commenced investigation into the arson at the Volta Regional capital Ho, State Transport Cooperation (STC) yard by some secessionists believed to be masterminded of Western Togoland.
Police is investigating the allegation that at about 02:00 am today, Thursday, 29th September, 2020, four armed men stormed Ho STC yard demanding the keys to all the vehicles parked and set two of the mini buses ablaze when the drivers did not produce the keys.
The arrival of Police and Fire Service personnel saved the situation. Preliminary investigation shows that there were 11 vehicles parked at the time of the incident. One bus was completely burnt and another slightly burnt. A flag of the group which calls itself “Western Togoland” was found at the scene.
Police urge the public to remain calm, while volunteering information to Police and Security Services.
Reports further said, the group of secessionists believed to be members of the Western Togoland seeking for independence from the Republic of Ghana have allegedly attacked State Transport Corporation (STC), beat up drivers and completely burnt a bus in the Volta Regional capital, Ho.
According to reports available, the attackers thus, the secessionists of the Western Togoland, before their operations allegedly fired warning gunshots.
Information available suggest that, there is a heavy security presence at the scene in the Ho, after the incident that took place last night.
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