Former Officer Charged for Saying Military Should Play Role of Arbiter in Togo

[IFEX]Oliver Poko Amah, a former senior officer of the Togolese Gendaremie, has been detained at the dreaded Mango Prison, more than 500 kilometres north of Lomé, the capital of Togo. Amah was arrested on 27 May 2013 following an interview he granted Felix Nahm-Tougli – a journalist with privately-owned Legendé FM – on 22 May.