Cameroon – Yaounde: Some fowl sellers arrested after being caught in the act despite ban!

Written by Deckson N.

They were heard on Wednesday on the motif of violating the ban of the MINCOMMERCE on the sale of poultry in the Mfoundi division.

Since the ban by the S.D.O of the Mfoundi on the sale of fowls in the market, several vendors have continued their activities clandestinely, disrespecting this . Unfortunately for the rebels, they did not stay in the shadows for long.

According to the newspaper Mutations on newsstands this Thursday, June 2, 2016, “reliable sources report that twenty people were arrested last Wednesday and taken to the police station in Nkoldongo, Yaounde “. According to information gathered on site by our colleague, policemen undercover, having been warned of this phenomenon,  quietly invested the Mvog Ada market, matter of taking the sellers in the act. Furthermore, a hundred fowls were seized by the agents of the Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Animal Industries (MINEPIA) who accompanied the police.

Also, arrests made in this market were not made arbitrarily. “These people who were arrested were surprised in the process of sale, yet knowing that the activity was prohibited,” informs Jean Paul Kamga, Secretary General of the Association of chicken market vendors of Mvog Ada. After the arrests, it appears that this market, at least in the chicken sales sector, became deserted. Not a shadow of a fowl could be seen, much less a trader on counters or in sheds.

According to a veterinarian present that day on duty at the Mvog Ada-market, he describes the measures of the SDO as timely. “This is to protect not only the health of humans, but also to protect all breeders. For if a general contagion had to take place, the losses will be incalculable, “he explains. Also, a Mvog-Ada market disinfection campaign takes place today reveals the newspaper.

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