Thursday, December 26, 2019

Police arrested gendarme officer who shot a young man to death in Mbamboutos on Christmas day

The drama occurred in the department of Mbamboutos in the West region where a gendarme on duty at the territorial brigade of Ngalim fatally shot a young man on the night of December 25 to 26, 2019.

According to local sources, the security forces element arrived alone in a nightclub where a fight between groups of young people had just occurred. Armed with his weapon, he first fired several warning shots before drawing at the clients of the leisure structure. On site, the young Rodrigue Panghedeko, 22, was fatally injured in the chest. 

Several seriously injured are also reported, some of whom with bullets in their feet were interned at Ngalim District Hospital.

The murderous gendarme was arrested and placed in police custody for the purpose of investigations.