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Yaoundé: Victims Jubilate as Police Nabbed Suspected Fake ID Card Producers
Category :- Crime Author :- L J KINGAH 
Posted on April 8, 2021, 10:34 am
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Following news that some fake identity card producers were arrested in Yaoundé, some victims of such scams have taken to social media in jubilation as they believe that they will pay the price of their scam.

The three reported fake identity card producers were reportedly apprehended by the gendarmes of the Yaoundé V (5) municipality around the Melen neighborhood.

Cameroon card

It was following a control carried out by gendarmes of this unit on the nights of April 3rd and 4th, that the suspects were nabbed, the Guardian Post reported.

“My team was on control on the early hours of the morning when they met a suspect walking around the Yaoundé Teaching Hospital – CHU in Melen. He was immediately stopped and asked to identify himself” the newspaper quoted Etienne Michel Bapambe, Superintendent of Yaoundé V Police Post.

It was at this time that he presented an identity card with an April 5th stamp on it while it was still April 4th. Upon investigation and interrogation, he revealed that it was his cousin who gave him the identification card.

Chinese with Cameroonian ID Card

While he was taken to where he lived, the officers discovered a pile of similar fake documents. Upon questioning, the cousin of the suspect revealed that it was his brother who had given it. This was when the security forces traced the main producer.

A printing machine, stamp, scanner, Identity Card printing papers and documents for the production of fake birth certificates amongst others were discovered in the producers keeping, revealed the Superintendent as reported by the Guardian Post.

According to a Facebook user, “You people robbed me off my 5000 FRS, today is my day to shine and doom for you. Nonsense!

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