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Western Togoland Seccessionists Attack Police Stations in Volta Region, Block Roads

Emerging eyewitness reports indicate that, some armed men believed to be members of the Western Togoland secession group have reportedly attacked citizens in some parts of the Volta Region, blocked roads and threatened to take lives of people who may stand in their way.

The same group have also attacked the Aveyime and Mepe Police Stations in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region.

In the earlyhours of Friday, September 25, a  group of armed men forcibly took over both stations simultaneously, overpowered the police officers, broke into the armoury, and made away with all the weapons, according to a Myjoyonline.com report.

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“They naked the police officers on duty, took their weapons, and locked them in the cells before breaking into the armoury,” said an eye witness.

The group at Mepe after hoisting a Western Togoland flag joined their colleagues at the Aveyime Police Station, seized two police vehicles, and injured an officer.

Eye witnessed accounts detailed that one of the vehicles was driven away by the armed men.

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