From an inter-community conflict, protesters and indigenes of Sangmelima, are now calling for the release of prisoners who hail from the South region. CNA correspondent said the demonstrators vowed to continue the campaign, adding that if Kamto is freed, then all bigwigs from the region currently in jail need to be freed too.
Armed with sticks, machetes, some youths in Sangmelima, President Paul Biya’s hometown, have on Thursday, October 10, 2019, continued destruction of shops and houses belonging to Bamouns and Bamilekes from the West region.
The conflict started on Wednesday when the death of an indigene of Sangmelima, stirred an uproar as the indigenes accused non-indigenes of committing atrocities in the town.
Reported by CNA