Sunday, June 9, 2019

Yaoundé: MP Joseph Mbah Ndam and his daughter threatened with death

The Honorable Joseph Mbah Ndam and his daughter appeared on May 28, 2019, before the Criminal Court of the Court of First Instance (TPI) of Yaoundé, administrative center. The deputy of the Social Democratic Front (SDF), reports the weekly Kalara, published on June 3, summarily explained the reason why he decided to go to court.

The elected vice president of the National Assembly says that he and his family live in anguish and anxiety following persistent and threatening calls from a Yannick Ngeng Bakena. He said that the latter had first entered his home in the Nkomo neighborhood in Yaounde where he had destroyed some effects.

Then again, according to Mbah Ndam, the man started sending threatening messages such as "You're going to see me, tomorrow is another day, if I do not get you I will get your children even after ten years. The member says he is seeking the protection of justice.

Meanwhile, the alleged perpetrator of these threats was arrested in the Ngousso neighborhood by security forces. Following this information, the representative of the public prosecutor raised an objection of jurisdiction of the Yaoundé Tribunal, administrative center.For the prosecution, since the last calls before the arrest of Mr. Ngeng Bekena were issued from Ngousso and Eleveur neighborhoods, the Honorable Mbah Ndam must seize the TPI of Ekounou, territorially competent.

The Yaoundé tribunal, administrative center, will decide on this exception on June 25. In the meantime, Kalara is in the dark. In particular, the relationship between the complainant and the respondent. Clarification that the member did not want to give the journal reporter.