Information gathered by Adepanews.com has it that dozens of military officers had to run for their dear lives following a clash with residents of Ntobroso in the Atwima Mponua District of the Ashanti region.
According to reports, the military men stormed the town on Wednesday morning and burnt some excavators which were used for illegal mining popularly known as ‘galamsey’.
Unfortunately, the fire extended and torched nearby structures compelling the residents to descend on the officers.
It was revealed that fire fighters who came to douse the fire were also chased away by the angry residents.
Police personnel who stormed the town to calm the community members were also chased away.
Watch the video below;
In other news, issues surrounding the controversial electronic transaction levy (E-levy) are still making headlines after Ghanaians kicked against its implementation.
The electronic transaction levy was announced by Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta while reading the 2022 budget statement in Parliament. It is a 1.75% charge on all electronic transactions including mobile money.
A lot of Ghanaians claim they won’t pay the e-levy with the claim that they don’t benefit from taxes.
The ruling government has advised citizens to accept the much-hated E-levy to prevent the Nana Addo-led administration from going to International Monetary Fund(IMF) for assistance.
Well, Assin Central MP Kennedy Agyapong has also explained to Ghanaians how their electronic transactions are going to be taxed.
According to him, government will only deduct ¢1.50ps on every ¢200 transfer not ¢100.
Watch him below;