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Cameroon: Student stabs teacher to death in Yaounde

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A 15-year old form three student of the Government High School Nkolbisson in Yaounde has reportedly stabbed to death his mathematics teacher, sources have said.

The incident happened this Tuesday January 14, at the school premises in Nkolbisson, a town in the outskirt of Cameroon’s political capital Yaounde.

According to unofficial sources,Maurice Njoni Tchakounte, the late part time maths teacher was giving lectures in the class of form three when he noticed one of his students, Brice Bisse Ngosso was visibly distracted by something.

Having come close to the student, late Maurice is said to have discovered the student’s attention was instead focused on his phone.

Sources say Maurice attempted to confiscate the student’s phone as it is stipulated in the rules and regulations of the school. Unfortunately for him, in the course of this attempt, Brice allegedly used a pair of compass and stabbed him to with.

The mathematics teacher was reportedly rushed to a nearby health facility but unfortunately succumbed to the wound.

Sources say the student who had ran away to hide at his Oyom-Abang neighbourhood in Yaounde has been arrested.

Published on 28.04.2020

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