Police in Ghana have arrested 10 more members of the separatist movement, Homeland Study Group Foundation.
The suspects were arrested Saturday at the Sissala East District town of Tumu in Ghana’s Upper West Region — about 623 km from the national capital, Accra.
They have been named as one Michael Hofe, 49-year-old Ishmael Dziraku, 82-year-old Togbe Kugo II, Umjonganti Samuel, 54, and George Luhor Kalevor, 49.
The rest are Umar Abdul Samed, 53, Mohammed Karim, 44, Hodiba Innocent, 68, Kanu Emmanuel, 58 and Mawuli Maglo aged 34.
Local media reported that the suspects had arranged a meeting with the Traditional Authorities in the area as part of calls for the secession of the Volta Region through parts of the Upper Regions of Ghana.
Radford FM’s Mohammed Balu told DailymailGh.com that the suspects were detained at the Tumu Police Station at the time he visited Saturday night.
“So the information is that the suspects will be transported to the Upper West Regional Police Headquarters for further interrogation, reported Balu in a telephone interview.
Western Togoland territories included Tumu, Damongo, Zuarongo and other towns in the Upper Regions, reported Balu who said the secretary of the group Michael Hofe is quoted as saying.
Source: Daily Mail