Many partisans of the self defense groups called Koglweogo were demonstrating to free their fellows. Fada N’gourma,Kokolo at 8,6 miles from Ouagadougou and Koupela were held by demonstrators. Barricades were erected to trouble trafics. Police forces were forced to use teargas in order to bring calm in those area.
The history began when Koglweogo fellows arrested and molested 2 alleged thieves who were suspected to have committed a theft 4 years ago. They captured them and molested them from market to market. At every market day the koglweogo fellows bring the 2 guys presenting them as a trophy and beating them. Informed by people, gendarmerie proceeded to arrest the Koglweogo fellows and sent them to the prison of Fada. The day after the associations of self defense groups from almost all the nearest district came to Fada. They were willing to challenge and confront the security forces and even gave an ultimatum to free their fellows. After many hours of talks their finaly decided to go low and decided not to confront police forces but to negociate. the day after their came again with their first intention. 3 of their leaders were arrested for having conducted a state defiance and a sort insurrection and troubling peace. their were sent straightly in custody in Ouagadougou. Following these arrests some people gathered to demonstrate against the police. Earlier this morning police were obliged to use teargas to spread demonstrators. The situation seems to be under control now. According to latest news,all the Koglweogo fellows that were under arrest and also the presumed thief are prosecuted by the attorney general of Fada.