The incident was followed by riots in which people stormed the gendarmerie brigade of the town of Ngoura and surrounded the Mayor and the D.O.
Colomine, a village located in the headquarter of the Lom and Djerem division in the Eastern Region, has been the site of clashes between the population and the security forces on Monday 13 June. And because a young local man was riddled with bullets during an argument with a member of the Ngoura gendarmerie brigade in a tavern on Sunday, June 12, 2016.
According to the daily newspaper Mutations of Tuesday, June 14, 2016, this information was confirmed by security sources and by the people of this community. It was around 3:00 AM in the morning that the drama took place in a bar. “It all started with a heated argument between Gaétan Samaki Mbele, and a gendarme of the territorial brigade of Ngoura in mission at Colomine, about prostitutes,” said a source before adding: “It’s at the moment when the policeman wanted to collect back his service weapon seized by the deceased that the worst happened. ” According to the words of the policeman, he wanted to shoot on the floor to frighten his protagonist, when the latter took a bullet in his stomach.
The young man of 23-year old died of internal bleeding. A death that people poorly digested. From the early hours of Monday, June 13, 2016, they went to the brigade of Ngoura to set it on fire. But the unbridled people ran into the wall of the station elements of this brigade. Moreover, the policeman suspected of the act was exfiltrated, the newspaper said.
Faced with all this turmoil, Adam Tombola, the D.O of Ngoura – accompanied by the Mayor of this city – Descended on the field to find a population in a rage. HOWEVER, an investigation Was open.