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Western Togoland: 14 suspected secessionists arrested at Kpando Aziavi

Some 14 people, which include a nursing mother, suspected to be affiliated to secessionists group, Homeland Research Group Foundation have been apprehended at Kpando Aziavi in the Volta Region. 

They were being busted on Saturday by a joint group of officers of the 66 Artillery Regiment, Nationwide Safety and the Bureau of National Investigations.

The suspects who are amongst the ages of 24 and 60 have been handed over to the Volta Regional Police Command for further investigations.

Briefing the media, the Second in Command of the 66 Artillery Regiment, Major Jalali Din Ibrahim, defined their procedure was educated by an intelligence indicating some folks were being engaged in a assembly to examine troubles pertaining to the secessionist team.

He mentioned that 3 patrol groups were in depth to the Kpando Municipality to confirm the information and facts, primary to the arrest of the 14 persons, out 18 who were at the meeting.

Significant Ibrahim also indicated that some paperwork retrieved for the duration of the procedure aspects intentions and an orchestrated program on pursuits of the team.

“From the elements that we collected from them, this is a assembly to strategies, to program on how they are likely to carry out their actions in the Volta and even Oti Region”, he mentioned.

He extra that the military services has intesified its functions in both the Volta and Oti regions dependent on intelligence that members of the Homeland Review Team Basis are marshaling forces to carry some activities.

“We are normally in city, we don’t slumber at all. We want to be certain that we do not give them any respiration space to have out their intentions in the two regions”, he pressured.


The Homeland Examine Group Basis has been campaigning for the succession of pieces of the Volta, Oti, Northern, North East and Higher East Regions of Ghana.

The Leader of the team, Charles Kormi Kudzodzi, declared independence for the ‘Western Togoland’ territory on November 16, 2019. 

He has due to the fact been in exile, pursuing an buy by the Ho District Courtroom for his arrest and two many others for the “unlawful independence declaration”.

Meanwhile, the stability products and services proceed to foil designs of the team by arresting suspected users who engage in actions to winner the trigger of the group. 

In February, 2020, 21 people alleged to have been recruited to be enlisted into the Western Togoland military had been arrested at a key education camp at Kpevedui in the Ketu North Municipality of the Volta Location.

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