Togo opposition chief arrested for declaring himself president

Togo opposition chief arrested for declaring himself president

Togo’s main opposition leader, Agbéyomé Kodjo, has been arrested. Agbeyome, a former Prime Minister was arrested on Tuesday, April 21, at his home and taken to the gendarmerie’s Central Research and Criminal Investigation Service, according AFP.

One of his lawyers, Claver N’dry, confirmed that his house was besieged before the operatives forcibly broke into the house.

Authorities accused the opposition leader of having refused obey two previous summons. His lawyers, however, justify the absen…

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