House and Car in Waterloo Torched During Campaign

Date Incident Occurred
Report Type
Field Report
Election Period
Incident Type
It is reported that in the Western Rural area of Waterloo supporters of the ruling All People Congress (APC) during their campaign has set fire on the house and vehicles of the District Chairman, Habib Thorpe, of the main opposition Sierra Leone People Party (SLPP). Today was the date set for the APC to Campaign in both Rural/Urban area within Freetown and the streets were busy. Such damage to property in campaign efforts could really be avoided.
House and Car in Waterloo Torched During Campaign

House and Car in Waterloo Torched During Campaign

location of incident

8.3266095, -13.0645021

Gender of victim(s)
Both
Perpetrator Type
Gender of Perpetrator(s)
Male
Has the incident caused an increase in tensions?
Yes
How have different actors responded to the incident?
Positive
Were there any warning signs or events that may have led to the incident
Yes