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Friday, November 9, 2018

Urgent: Mimi Mefo would be punished according to 113 and 154 of Cameroon criminal code, Says Tchiroma Bakary in a new press statement released just now

Cameroon minister of Communication, Issah Tchiroma Bakary released yet another statement concerning the arrest of journalist Mimi Mefo who is a staff of equinox TV on the night of Wednesday, 7th November 2018.

Bakary explained further on the death of Charles Wesco and the bullets that was used to kill him, which he said is that of the secessionist fighters. Read his release below

Please find below the entire statement I issued yesterday on the situation of Ms. Mimi meffo takombo. I invite you to disseminate it widely. Thank you.
A group of terrorists broke into the morning of Tuesday, 30 October 2018, around 10 p.m. in bambuí, rural agglomeration located 14 km from bamenda in the arrondissement of tubah, department of the, in View to attack the university area and the territorial brigade.
At the same time, Reverend Charles Truman Wesco of American Nationality, who was passing through, received a discharge from a 12-caliber oblique shot executed by a sniper. Several pellets reached the victim at the parietal level of his skull, under the lower right jaw and at the level of his shoulder. He will later succumb to these injuries.
The Minister delegated to the presidency of the defence Republic issued a communiqué after the incident, indicating that an investigation would be immediately open.
After the first elements of the investigation provided by the judicial police officers of the Northwest Gendarmerie Legion, the remains were transferred to the general hospital in yaoundé, where an autopsy was carried out in the presence of cameroonian and American Forensic Doctors. , a representative of the United States Embassy in Cameroon and the commissioner of government near the yaoundé military court.
During the autopsy, the pellets extracted from the remains confirmed that the shooting of Reverend Charles Truman Wesco came from a 12 caliber weapon used as we know by the secessionist terrorists operating in The Northwest and southwest regions.
The impacts left by the it actually occupy the right parietal part of the skull, the right face and the right shoulder of the victim; all things that confirm the position of the shooter posted to the right of the vehicle, position occupied by the secessionists.
Despite the evidence just mentioned, the named Mimi meffo takombo, presented as a journalist in service in the audiovisual media of the group equinox a, in a post dated 30 October 2018 at address @ mimimefo237- 2 J, declared peremptorily that the American missionary was killed by the cameroonian army.
Je donne ici l’intégralité de ce post publié en langue anglaise, je la cite : « Bambili in pictures ! Doors destroyed, houses ransacked, animals killed. It has the picture of a war zone, where civilians are caught by « stray bullets » targeted killings. A missionary has died today after he was shot by soldiers », fin de citation.
As we can see, the words of Mrs Mimi meffo takombo, who, in addition to altering the reality of the facts and spreading obvious falsehoods, do not fail to discredit our defence forces, which are strongly detrimental to the morale of the troops. , as they lead a fair and legal fight against criminal hordes driven by secessionist design.
IN RESPONSE TO THE COASTAL GENDARMERIE LEGION ON 7 November 2018, Ms. Mimi meffo takombo was heard and brought before the government commissioner near the douala military court.
Ms. Mimi meffo takombo, who of course benefits from the presumption of innocence, is prosecuted in flagrante offence before the douala military court for the following facts:
- spread of false news, new falsehoods that may harm public authorities or national cohesion, provided for and punished by article 113 of the criminal code;
- contempt for constituted bodies and officials, incitement to revolt against the government and institutions of the Republic, provided for and punished by article 154 of the criminal code.
The accused was subsequently detained in the new bell central prison in douala.