Donga Mantung:Separatists kill driver, Police Officer, release five others

Following the escape of the Divisional Officer of Bamenda II, Nicholas Manchang,separatist militants killed the driver and a police officer. Five individuals who were previously kidnapped were released after several days in captivity. In the wake of the escape of the Divisional Officer from captivity, and agitation from Diaspora commanders of the different separatist movements, separatist militants on Thursday night killed the driver and bodyguard of the Divisional Officer. The assailants had reportedly ambushed a vehicle, on Tuesday evening when the DO was travelling to Nkambe central subdivision for an installation event. Their car was stopped around Nseh, Ntumbaw village, Ndu subdivision. Additionally, the five individuals who were previously kidnapped during the initial attack were released after enduring days of captivity. It is unclear at this time under what circumstances their release occurred. Local authorities have denounced the latest act of violence and have reiterated their commitment to res toring peace and security in the region. Security forces have been deployed to the area to apprehend the perpetrators and prevent further attacks. The corpses of the two victims were discovered Friday morning near Mbam in Bui division. Selfstyled Commander, General Babah Geto of Donga Mantung Ambazonia Restoration Forces said in a video that they carried out the kidnapping. Source: Cameroon News Agency