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V/R: Separatists allegedly burn STC buses, beat drivers in Ho

A group of persons believed to be members of the Western Togoland separatist movement has attacked the State Transport Corporation (STC) in the Volta regional capital of Ho.

In this latest attack allegedly carried out by the group which follows an earlier attack on some state institutions and police stations including the mounting of roadblocks on Friday 25th September, 2020, some drivers in the yard were beaten while two vehicles belonging to the company were set ablaze.

The vehicles including a 14-seater bus with registration number, GG-4054-19 was burnt totally while the second one GG-1737-19 had parts of it burnt.

The incident was said to have happened around 2:30am on Tuesday.

Currently, operations have been halted while joint police and military team has taken over the yard.

According to the Regional Manager of the facility, Richard Ahiafor, operations would only resume when a directive comes from the head office in Accra.

As to whether the office of the facility has been looted, that is yet to be confirmed.

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