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Cameroon: teacher kidnapped as students molested in Buea

A teacher in the Government Bilingual High School Muea, in Buea has been abducted by unidentified gunmen, the Principal of the college has revealed.

The teacher, Mr. Ngala Bernard Ndzi was abducted on campus on Tuesday November 13 by three armed men who took him away.

According to the Principal Mr. Njoh Joseph Molombe, the three armed men stormed the campus of the college around midday before molesting a female teacher and a few students who were on campus, burning down their books.

Mr. Ngala who arrived the school at the time of the incident, attempted to raise an alarm but was immediatey picked up by the men who took him away.

The Vice Principal of the school was reportedly molested by the armed men who met him on the way to school, the Principal said.

Students and teachers have been targeted by armed men since the crisis in the North West and South West escalated into an armed conflict.

Many schools have been shut down, others attacked and burnt down while students and teachers have been kidnapped.

“The student population (at GBHS Muea) had risen to sixty two weeks ago with few lessons going on. With these recent happenings, everyone is scared coming to school,”the Principal of GBHS Muea said.

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