Western Togolanders attack police stations in Volta Region; Weapons seized, 3 Police officers kidnapped
A group of armed men belonging to the Western Togoland secession group has attacked the Aveyime and Mepe Police Stations in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region.
They broke into the police4 station on Friday dawn and found their way into the armory of the making away with all the weapons.
Reports say that three (3) police officers have also been kidnapped by the group.
Eyewitnesses who spoke to Joy News narrated that the armed men stormed the police station and asked them to leave their land.
Their confrontation resulted in a gun battle until the police officers were overpowered by the group.
The group, numbering about 50, is believed to be locals from Mepe, Aveyime, Battor, and surrounding communities.