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Taxi Driver identified as second victim murdered for voting in Sunday’s Presidential election

The second corpse of the two men murdered in Kumba, South West Region of Cameroon for voting in Sunday’s Presidential election has been identified as a taxi driver.

Emmanuel Akateh’s lifeless body was discovered on Wednesday, October 10. Shockingly, our findings indicate that, the deceased was born on October 10, 1979.

Emmanuel Akateh

Added to this, he and the other victim, Gilbert Ngoh were both 39-years-old.

Ateh, a resident of the Barombi-Kang village of Kumba was accused of ignoring separatists’ threats and voting in Sunday’s Presidential election.

His abductors suspected to be gunmen loyal to the Anglophone separatists’ movement whisked him to the unknown. Akateh is reported to have previously worked as a driver at one of the travel agencies in Kumba before resorting to township taxi driving.

Akateh and Ngoh were said to be very good friends before they met their end on Sunday for voting  in the October 7 Presidential election.

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