Western Togoland group takes over Volta Region with gunshots

Western Togoland group takes over Volta Region with gunshots

There has been series of gunshots in the Volta Region as young men believe to be members of the Western Togoland have mounted roadblock at Akrade preventing vehicular movement.

The group said to be wielding implements and sticks chanting war songs mounted the roadblock around 3:00am Friday turning away vehicles as they claim ownership of the area.

The situation has created gridlock.

Reports indicates that some persons have suffered gun wounds as a result and there have been several attacks on Police Posts amidst burning of tyres.

The Ghana Police Service in a post on its social media handles cautioned Ghanaians using plying the Volta Region to be careful due to the development.

“Good morning Ghana, commuters to and from Accra – Ho – Aveyime – Adidome – Mepe – Akuse – Aflao are likely to experience traffic due to security operations within those areas. Anybody travelling on any of these roads should exercise caution.”

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