The latches referred to are on the able connection block. The blocks are white, the latches are grey. Push the sides of the grey latches with any small flat screw driver or spudger.
While a little bit dangerous, I used an Exacto knife to cut through the adhesive. A slight rocking motion does the trick. Just be sure you don’t have a body parts between the knife edge and the hard surface you’re using to steady the mouse.