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E/R: Fire destroys Diamond City Sawmill; arson suspected

A huge sawmill at Akyem Asene in the Asene Manso Akroso district in the Eastern region has been razed down by fire.

The fire outbreak occurred around 1:30 am on Wednesday, November 10, 2021.

Wood and equipment worth thousands of cedis at Diamond City Sawmill were consumed by the fire.

The cause of the fire outbreak is not known, however, the owner of Diamond City Sawmill Kwaku Owusu alias Kwaku Azar suspects an arson attack.

According to him, about a week ago a man stormed his sawmill claiming ownership of the land and threatened him to relocate for the area to be used to construct a fuel station.

Meanwhile, the brother In-Law of the owner of the sawmill, Apostle Yaw Sarfo has placed a bounty of Ghc5000 for anyone who assists to arrest the Suspect.








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