About nine houses belonging to Fulani men in the Bono region had been burnt down to ashes by men in the area. This followed after some Fulani men were reported to have raped a young child and shot she and her father.
The victims are currently in critical condition at the hospital. According to one of the Fulani men whose house was burnt, Ibrahim Sumaila, some men in the locality rose up angrily at them after they heard of the incident.
They threatened them and demanded they leave the town. They then set fire into their housed and burnt them. He mentioned that the sum of money belonging to them that has been burnt amounts to GHS 150 million.
The Leader of the Fulani group in the area, Yakubu Issah fumed at the action of the men in the area. He reported the case to police and that the citizens should leave the case to the Police and not take situations into their own hands. He stated that Fulani is a tribe and so if people from that tribe commits a crime, they should mention the names of the culprits and not the tribe.
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