1,769 persons arrested in Cameroon


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1,769 persons arrested in Cameroon

About 1,769 persons have been arrested following the strike launched by urban and inter-urban transport workers from 23 to 27 Februar y which turned into riots causing the death of many persons and damages in Cameroon, official sources said. Of the number arrested, 117 have already been sentenced or fined 50,000 FCFA for vandalism and destruction of state property, the minister of Justice, Amadou Ali , told journalists, adding that trials and investigations were still on but that 50 persons were released. Transport workers went on strike to protest the rise on fuel prices. Panapress.

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