V/R: Angry residents of Vume allegedly burnt Custom Vehicle for killing a resident, 2 in comma

Photo of the burnt Custom Officers Vehicle and the tricycle on which the persons were knocked to death
Photo of the burnt Custom Officers Vehicle and the tricycle on which the persons were knocked to death

Information picked by Coverghana.com.gh suggest that, a speeding hiring car being chased by a Custom Officers Vehicle knocked down three (3) persons, one died on the spot while other two are in critical condition during the Custom Officers quest to arrest the escaping driver and passengers on a hiring vehicle.

The vehicle lost control and knocked down the persons on a tricycle at Vume, a suburb of Sogakope in the South Tongu District of the Volta Region.

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Information gathered alleged that, this unfortunate incident occurred around 6:30pm on Tuesday, 3rd August, 2021 in Vume, few meters from the Vume Roman Catholic (R/C) Primary School near the former President Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings’ Residence along Sogakope-Tefle-Kasseh Highway.

According to some eyewitnesses, the Dabala Junction-Based Custom Officers Vehicle was chasing a hiring vehicle which was moving from Akatsi and heading towards Kesseh suspected to be carrying a smuggled items cl ashed with a tricycle which was heading towards Tefle.

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The deceased person and the other two injured who are in critical condition were believed to be on a tricycle before being knocked by the Vehicle.

Though, investigations are underway to officially ascertain how the Custom Officers Vehicle got ablazed, some people alleged that, the angry youth of Vume might have been the people who burnt the State-owned vehicle to ashes.

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Immediately the incident happened, police and military officers were deployed to the scene to maintain calm and order.

Meanwhile, all attempts to speak to the Custom Officers on board, the military personnel, police officers and the Sogakope District Police on the sad incident failed.

It’s also reported that, the people in the hiring car escaped and are yet to be found, but the hiring vehicle has been moved to the Sogakope Police Station.

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Currently, the deceased body has been deposited at the Sogakope District Hospital morgue, the District Capital of the South Tongu District while the other two are in critical condition pending investigations.

Find attached, photos of the Custom Officers Vehicle on fire and the tricycle. 

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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