Cameroon:Sub-divisional officer kidnapped & three gendarmes killed in Batibo -NW

The sub-divisional officer for Batibo Sub Division has been kidnapped according to reports reaching

Batibo is located some 40 kilometers southwest of Bamenda in the northwest region of Cameroon, along the Bamenda – Mamfe highway and is no way near the nigerian boarder as has been reported by some french media including rfi .

Our source in Bamenda confirms three gendarmes have also been killed today in Batibo.
The sub-divisional officer was abducted on the early hours of Sunday, 11 February and as of now the circumstances leading to the kidnapping of the administrative head of the subdivisiin is still sketchy .

Intensive research is already underway around Batibo where villagers have all fled to the bushes as three 4×4 hilux military trucks very heavily armed and angry looking military men entered batibo town at top speed.

on Saturday administrative authorities imposed a curfew in the two English-speaking regions of the country, increasing panic amongst civilians. There are expected to be a lot of arrests, beatings, bone breaking, killing and a lot of looting by the soldiers .


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