The son of Cameroon’s 85 years old President, Franck Biya and four Magistrates are facing the French justice ,following a case against them by one Pastor Nkoma.They are accused of ‘forgery and use of forger.All five were picked up by French Intelligence Officers from Cameroon and taken over to France to face the charges committed in while they were in France.
In a letter of June 21st 2017, to the Head of State President Paul Biya, Pastor Nkoma Augustine, an ex-convict from the Kondengui Central prison, accuses 16 persons, among whom are Biya’s relatives, his close aides, magistrates and some members of the forces of law and order for unjustly sending him to prison for six months.
According to ‘Kalara‘ newspaper on kiosk yesterday Monday July 3, 2017, reporting the story, the Pastor accuses the group of ‘forgery and use of forgery‘, ‘illegal and abusive detention‘, abuse of function‘, and ‘lies telling’.
The paper says on July 22, 2016 , Pastor Nkoma was arrested by GMI, and locked up for one week. He was later taken to the State Counsel, who sent him to prison,on account that he ‘attempted to dupe‘ Mme Baroux, mother in law of Franck Biya, son of President Paul Biya and heir to his Cameroon throne.
The paper relays that the pastor who is leader of a certain association APAD
requested audience at the Presidency through a letter of May 23 2016
, in prepartion for the arrival of some Indian Investors to Cameroon. Among the delegation who were to accompany him during the audience, were the names of Nyangono Ebollo epouse Baroux
, mother in-law of Franck Biya. This name caught the attention of Ferdinand Ngoh Ngoh
, Secretary General at the Presidency
, who after some verification with Mme Baroux, concluded that the Pastor was impersonating the people he claimed were to accompany him for the audience.
Pastor Nkoma was arrested and taken to the GMI, where he was sent to the State Counsel, who sent him to jail.
During the various hearing sessions of case, there was no official complain against him, no prove against him, no victim or accuser, no witness, and no evidence to what he was charged with, but he was however found guilty and sentenced to six months imprisonment.
His six months prison term expired February 10 2017, and haven suffered unjustly, he is seeking damages and reparations, and also wants his certificate of non conviction cleaned, as a way of proving his innocence.
Conscious that he can never obtain justice with the corrupt judicial system in Cameroon, he sought the services of Transparency International, who has filed a complain against the culprits in France, where the case will be tried, with the copy of the complain in his letter addressed to Paul Biya.
The paper also indicates that Franck Biya will also be confronted by the different French judicial officials for illegal acquisition of wealth.