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Cameroon: Kamto to remain under house arrest after September 22 protest march

The court has thrown out a motion tabled to release prominent opposition leader, Maurice Kamto of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement, CRM from more than three weeks house arrest.

According to the lead counsel of the political leader, Barrister Hippolyte Meli, he request was tabled before the Yaounde Court of First Instance seeking to free Maurice Kamto from house arrest but was rejected for lack of urgency.

Speaking to the press Tuesday October 6, the Barrister said the court rejected the motion the previous day.

Maurice Kamto has been held at his Santa Barbara residence in Yaounde, Centre region for more than three weeks since the September 22 protest march he together with some allies organised to demand the departure of the current Head of State, President Paul Biya from power.


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