Ghana Govt Orders Clampdown on Secessionist Group

The 31 suspected members of the separatist group, Western Togolanders, who were arrested, for unlawfully taking over Juapong, a town in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region, have been remanded into the custody of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) by an Accra circuit court. One of the suspects, the only woman in the group, was arrested in Akuse in the Lower Manya District of the Eastern Region while the rest were nabbed in Juapong.

Judge's gavel (file photo).

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