Cameroon – CAMPOST: An employee on the run sentenced to life imprisonment for embezzling 50 billion CFA F

Written by Deckson N.

On the run, the so-called Abakar Yougouda was convicted of embezzlement of 50 million FCFA by the Special Criminal Court.

It is now a closed case for the Special Criminal Court (TCS). The registered file 024/RG-TCS/2016 reached its verdict on September 28. The collegiality led by President Rene Lucien Eyango, assisted by Judges Jules Awoung and Luke Nyasa, condemned to life imprisonment the so-called Abakar Yougouda, former employee of the Cameroon Postal Services (CAMPOST), “for embezzling 50 million CFA francs,” says the Daily Emergence edition of 30 September 2016. It is to indicate that the concerned, convicted by the Cameroonian justice, is a fugitive.

His co-accused Martial MEDJOU Foanze and Pascal Louis Kombo, were also sentenced to 10 years in prison each. Besides this, they were struck by Article 30 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, which prohibits them to perform other functions, employment or office. “Although, to render the decision, the two former recipients of CAMPOST of Abong Mbang in the East Region were provisional deposit under mandate from 24 October 2015 to the Kondengui central prison.” So for fictitious transactions collection and deflation boxes of the Postal Savings Bank of the Sun rising region they now find themselves imprisoned.

During the hearings, it was shown that there werea diversion of amounts ranging from 2.4 million FCFA to more than 6 million FCFA. The amounts were recorded in the investors notebooks without being in the accounting records.

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