Mitterrand, Arrested And Tortured Taxi Driver Dies In Hospital

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Mitterrand Chouate died on thursday July 23 after he was mercilessly tortured by police officers in Douala, Cameroon.

He was arrested on July 20 for improper parking and then detained at the 6th district police station in Douala.

When Mitterrand’s health started failing, law enforcement officers rushed him to the Nkololoun district hospital where his death was later announced, as earlier reported by CNA

But the government is yet to make an open statement on his death and a verdict on the police officers involved

In a similar case we reported last week, Ndifon Nkwa, was beaten to death in Bamenda by uniform officers.

It happened at Below Foncha when the deceased refused to pay a control fee of 500frs

On several occasions, civilians have been victims of military torture, many of them harassed, tortured or killed and the case goes no where

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