The men behind the viral video of a lady who was taken hostage and molested have been unmasked by the Police.
The suspects were arrested in the Makepe-Missoke neighbourhood in Douala in an operation carried out by the Judicial Police for the Centre region. The operation led by Commissioner of Police Emane Emane was facilitated by the cooperation with the National Agency for Information and Communication, ANTIC.
The gang led by Dongmo Chedjou Elvis alias Owen aged 21 and his accomplices Sande Yvan Aime 20 and Manfouo Narcisse 28, contacted the victim through Facebook and convince her to travel from Yaoundé to Douala to obtain a soft loan to boost her business.
Once in Douala, what was suppose to been a business transaction turned out to be a kidnapping. The Eldest Sister of the victim filed a complaint on June 26 at the Judicial Police for the Centre Region after noticing that her sister was missing. Her abductors released a video of their victim and demanded a ransom of three Million CFAF from the family.
The police in collaboration with the National Agency for Information and Communication, ANTIC tracked the phone of the victim and raided the compound where she was held hostage at the Makepe Missoke Neighbourhood in Douala.
The victim who had been forced to inhale some substances was found in a state of devastation with three suspected who were taken in.
The police also recovered a mask, syringe, Indian herm and other tools used by the suspects.
The victim, 23 years old Elono Ate’e Yannick Henriette was first taken to hospital in Douala for preliminary treatment and subsequently to the Police Hospital in Yaoundé for a thorough check before she returned to her family
The Head of the Regional Division of the Judicial Police for the Centre, Commissioner of Police Emane Emane assured the public the security measures are in place to guarantee their safety.
He also urged social media users to avoid exhibiting their lifestyles on social media and to call the toll free numbers 1500 or 117 of the Special Intervention Team or contact the nearest police station to report any criminal activity.
The Commissioner of Police also announced that the suspects will be transferred to answer for their crimes before the competent courts this Wednesday July 14, 2021.