Tuesday, 29 July 2014
Cameroon Rescues Vice PM’s Wife Kidnapped by Boko Haram
Security operatives in Cameroon have rescued wife of Vice Prime Minister Amadou Ali who was kidnapped by the Boko Haram sect on Sunday along with a traditional ruler of Kolofata town, reports BBC Hausa Service.
The reports say that 16 people lost their lives in the rescue operations, although Cameroon information minister Issa Tchiroma Bakary said government was still investigating the matter to ascertain the actual number of people killed.
Meanwhile, a military court in Cameroon has convicted and sentenced 14 BokoHaram members to 20 years imprisonment after they were arrested with weapons in March around Marwa in northern Cameroon.