The police have picked up at least 12 persons on Wednesday (24 August 2022) over their alleged involvement in communal clashes in the Chereponi district of the North-East Region.
The clashes led to the burning down of 16 houses and the killing of several livestock a month ago on 25 July 2022 in the Gbalo and Kukpong/Sagong communities in the Chereponi District of the North-East Region.
The police said the suspects were arrested in an intelligence-led operation.
They will be arraigned in court on Thursday 25 August 2022.
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