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Cameroon:Toll free number to fight against corrupt gendarmes launched

A toll free number to fight against corruption and other vices plaguing the national gendarmeriee in Cameroon has been launched.

The number, 1501, was launched in Yaounde by the Secretary of State at the Ministry of Defence in charge of the National Gendarmerie Galax Landry Etoga.

Thee number that went operation about a year ago has already helped register about a hundred cases of abuses by gendarmes with the defaulters given various punishments, Galax Landry Etoga said.

The National Gendarmerie used the launch to urge the population to denounce any forms of corruption through the number by warned them to guard against any abuse of the number.

Present during the launchin, members of the National Anti Corruption Commission lauded thee initiative and said they will fully throw their weight behind to help the gendarmerie fight corruption in the corps.

 

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