Opposition Candidate Convoy Set on Fire

MONROVIA Dec 6- The candidate of  the opposition Collaborating political parties-CPP convoy was set on fire early Sunday morning, eyewitnesses on the scene told  New Republic Newspaper.

Candidate Simeon Taylor who is contesting for the senatorial seat in Cape Mount County, vehicle  was set ablaze by some people, whose names were not disclosed.

“There were to vehicles that the people put fire on. Those who put fire on it ran away. We do not know, but the police was called on the scene,” Mustapha Kiade, an eye witness said.

The incident took place in Porkor District, in Dambala Town, Grand Cape Mount County, close to the Sierra Leonean border.

It is not clear  what transpired before these vehicles were set on fire. But other eye witnesses on the scene accused supporters of the ruling party; Congress for Democratic Change-CDC of  intruding into the convoy of  candidate  Taylor.

The current senator of Cape Mount is Victor Watson of the CDC. When calls were placed to the headquarters of the CDC for comments, no one was available to speak.



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