South West/Mutengene: One Die, GBHS Mutengene On Fire, Police Station Ransacked, Prisoners Escape
Government Bilingual High School Mutengene has been set ablaze with some classrooms brought down to ashes, the Mutengene Police Station was ransacked and four prisoners allegedly escaped.
Sources say four vehicles have also been burnt down.
According information gotten from a senior security official Peter Nusta, Police Commissioner in Mutengene, the men of the underworld were close to 200. They barricaded the road leading to the slaughter house in Mutenegene.
Reinforcement only came at about 3am when the men had disappeared. At the time of incident only three Police officers were on duty.
Unconfirmed reports say the burning down of GBHS Mutenegene is to show their anger on the fact that some Francophone students have continued going to school despite the ongoing strike action.
The incident comes 24 hours before the reception of the AFCON trophy in the region which will definitely passed by Mutengene.