Three Police Officers Kidnapped By Western Togoland Group After Blocking Entries to Volta Region

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The Western Togoland Group claims it has captured three police officers after attacking the Aveyime and Mepe Police Stations, BROADCASTGHANA report.

They did not only do but also burnt car tyre and blocked road entries at different points leading to the region.

The group had mounted huge sign posts with the inscription ‘Welcome to Western Togoland’ at different entry points as motorists find it difficult to leave the town.

“We are seeking independence of our great motherland,” one of the separatists who failed to identify himself told Accra-based Joy FM.

“It’s a critical security situation we’re dealing with right now. We’re coordinating activities of the security services,” the Volta Regional Minister, Dr. Archibald Letsa said.

He assured that within an hour or two the “situation will be brought under control.”

“There are situation underway to get them released,” he said in connection with the arrest of the three police officers.

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