- The activists used his own weapon to shoot him when he had been called in to disperse young people who were disrupting classes at a high school.
A gendarme was killed on Monday, November 6, 2017 in the locality of Jakiri, Anglophone region of North-West in a confrontation between Anglophone activists and police, according to the administrative authorities of the region. They report that masked men who wanted to enforce the slogan of a ghost town burst into Jakiri Bilingual High School around 1 pm to chase away students and teachers who were in full swing.
“Major Djounia, who was on guard at the High School, chased these activists into the bush and it was there that he was ambushed. They snatched his gun and shot him down before evaporating into the wild with his rifle, “said a police officer in the North West. The latter also indicates that the victim was on duty in the Western region but detached a few days ago in the North West to strengthen the strength of the forces on the ground.
It should be recalled that Jakiri Bilingual High School was burned during the weekend by unidentified armed men. At least four schools were burned last week by activists who want school gates to remain closed.