Residents loot burnt motor assembling plant during fire disaster - News Summed Up

Residents loot burnt motor assembling plant during fire disaster


Regional News of Tuesday, 2 January 2018Source: mynewsgh.comResidents loot burnt motor assembling plant during fire disasterOver 45 tricycles were burnt after fire caused by bush fire gutted the PlantSome unscrupulous persons who stormed the offices of LK International Company Limited in the wake of last Sunday’s fire disaster under the guise of helping them salvage some property, ended up looting spare parts of the motor assembling plant. One of the stores which was not immediately gutted by the inferno, was opened by officials of the company who solicited the support of volunteers to help them cart the items onto a truck to be transported to a safer location. But some criminally-minded individuals under the guise of helping, rather carried the boxes and headed towards different locations amidst shouts from staff who wondered why they were taking advantage of the situation to steal. It would be recalled that over 45 tricycles were burnt beyond recognition after fire caused by bush fire gutted the Gumani-based assembling plant within the Tamale metropolisSeveral other properties estimated at hundreds of thousands of Ghana cedis were also destroyed. It took 3 fire tenders close to two hours to bring the inferno under control by which most engines and trucks had completely been burnt.


Source: GhanaWeb January 02, 2018 06:00 UTC


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