Seven persons have been arrested in connection with the burning of the Salaga South New Patriotic Party Constituency Office by a section of the youth Tuesday February 12,2019.

The youth also pulled down an undisclosed number of party bill boards in the town.

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The youth had indicated their next point of attack was the office of the Municipal Assembly and then residence of the Municipal Chief Executive Mohammed Tamimu but that was truncated by the swift move by the East Gonja Police Command.


The arrest was contained in a police report signed by the Northern Regional Police Public Relations Officer DSP Yussif Mohammed Tanko.

“The suspects were quickly identified and picked up in the early hours of Wednesday February 13 upon intelligence to assist in investigation”, the report said.

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DSP however, assured residents of adequate security police indicating that calm has been restored. He called on the general public to assist the police with relevant information to aid in their investigation .

GhanaNewsPage.Com reported that the youth of Salaga went on rampage after the declaration of Damango, in the West Gonja District and seat of the Overlord of Gonjaland Yagbon-Wura, Tuntumba Bor-Esa Jakpa II was named the capital of the Savannah Region by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo .

 

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