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Togo's detained opposition trio freed

APA-Lome (Togo)

The three leaders of the opposition National Pan-African Party (PNP) in Togo, who were arrested in late last year have been freed, their lawyers confirmed to APA on Wednesday.

Ndancky Mohamed, Chadjobo Hady and Tchabana Ismaël, have been under detention since 4 January 2018 in the Lomé civil prison after being charged with among other things, links with criminals and a breach of public order.

They were all arrested while holding a rally in the town of Djagblé, about 15 kilometers north-west of Lomé.


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