Former Central African Republic leader arrested in Cameroon

A former spokesman for the Seleka coalition who briefly held power in the Central African Republic under the leadership of Kichel Djotodia was arrested on Saturday April 9 by Cameroonian police as he entered the country illegally from the Central African Republic.

Colonel Christian Djouma Narkoyo, former commander of the mobile gendarmerie legion in the Central African Republic under the Djotodia regime, had just gotten out of a vehicle in Beloko in the Nana-Mambere prefecture and was fleeing towards Cameroon when he was stopped at the border.

The former Seleka leader was handed over to the Central African authorities in Beloko.

There is speculation that he will be handed over to the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

“If it’s not the International Criminal Court, it would be the Special Criminal Court that wants him because he’s just disappeared since the Seleka were ousted from power in 2014,” a senior military source told HumAngle. rank in Bangui, the capital.

“He was no longer officially a member of any armed group, so the Central African justice system would have no interest in keeping him, especially since several leaders of other bloodier armed groups are still free in the country”.

Christian Djouma Narkoyo, originally from Vakaga, was a second-class gendarme before joining the Séléka, following which he became colonel and then commander of the mobile gendarmerie legion during the Séléka transition regime led by Michel Djotodia between 2013 and 2014.


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