Another blow to the already tarnished image of the Cameroonian army. To believe L’Œil du Sahel published on May 19, 2016, “Corporal Abessolo and second-class soldier Gauthier Bary are in trouble. The two men were arrested on May 16, 2016, in possession of a Honda brand motorcycle with plate number LTMT 401 DI and taken to the gendarmerie of Mokolo “in the Mayo-Tsanaga, Far North Region.
The newspaper says that “the said motorcycle was being searched by the forces of defense and security since its owner, the named Tawama Barak, living in the Boulderou village near Mokolo, reported it missing after a robbery in which he was the victim on the night of 15 May 2016 “.
The two unfortunates are in the hands of the security forces, awaiting trial. The biweekly notes that this is not the first time such acts are committed by the military contingent stationed in the locality of Mabass. “Thursday, September 10, 2015, traders Souley Sarki, Alhaji Abali, Ibrahim Tidjani A.K.A Ibi and Yaouba were robbed at their homes by gunmen. The day before, September 9, 2015, it was the named Martin Véodé, trader of Appliance and electronic parts, who suffered the same fate, “says our colleague.
Following the investigations, the soldiers Manfo Steve & Mba Rudolph, while in service at the Mabass command post, were arrested.