Soldiers Raid Dollar Power Town; One Arrested, Scores Beaten

 

ghnewnow.com has  gathered that armed military personnel have invaded Dollar power town, a community in the Bole district of the Northern region

The Military according to a resident in the community Mr. Razak raided homes and is currently holding a well know Galamsey operator in the region one Mohammed

The soldiers are said to be beating adamant and uncooperative residents

“We were just at Dollor Power town and some soldiers came with armored cars and surrounded the whole community. The don’t allow people to leave and don’t release people to come inside”

“Currently, the chairman of the community has been held and interrogation is ongoing; the search is ongoing, they are entry into houses and those who as not tolerating are being beaten”, Razak narrated to ghnewsnow.com.

It is not very clear why the soldiers launched the incursion but it would be recalled that a military officer was killed in an attack by some yet to be identified gun men when the Bole District security council was on fact finding mission to the border community

Dollar power town is where Ghana shares it border in the north with ivory coast. The area noted for the activities of illegal mining has recently grabbed the headlines for wrong reasons

The area is said to be harbouring some ivorian rebels who have been reportedly terrorizing residents of the area

Residents of the area were said to be arming themselves against armed robbery attacks which is said to be on the increase

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