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Gunmen kidnap traditional ruler in Bafut

Traditional rulers have been the target of the gunmen in recent weeks (c)All rights reserved

The traditional ruler of Bukari, a village in Bafut Sub Division in the North West Region of Cameroon has been reportedly kidnapped by gunmen, villagers have said.

The said traditional ruler, Atancho Felix was abducted and taken away to an unknown destination. Reasons for his abduction are unknown but security forces have since opened investigations to trace the whereabouts of the traditional ruler’s whereabouts.

This follows the kidnap of the traditional ruler of Moli village, near Buea, Kinge Molombe, on Thursday Morning.

He is the latest traditional ruler to be kidnapped by the gunmen following the abduction of at least eight traditional rulers in Fako Division in the past week.

The eight chiefs that have been kidnapped, all from Buea, are: Chief Njombe Johnson of Wokaka, Philip Mokwa of Wokeka, Elinge Ndoto of Ewili, Herman Njumbe of Wokwei, Francis Molinga of Liwuh la Malale, Lieti Woloko of Woteva, Chief Mbanda of Lysoka and Chief Lieti Woloko of Woteva.


Published on 05.05.2023

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