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Cameroon: gendarmes abandon civilian’s corpse at Nkum council

The corpse of a resident of Nkum, a locality in Ndu sub division of the North West Region was on Tuesday abandoned at the local council by gendarme officers, local sources have confirmed.

The Mayor of the Nkum council said the unidentified person was reportedly shot by security forces at the Ndu Tea Estate and his corpse abandoned ned at the council premises. by elements of the Tatum Gendarmerie Brigade.

The circumstances surrounding the young man’s death are however still unclear as the gendarmes immediately left after dropping the corpse, sources said.

The Mayor has given 48 hours for the corpse to be identified by locals or it will be disposed of by the council.

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