Bamenda: Police officer kills 8-year old primary school kid

By Nfor Nkfu

A police officer of the Cameroon security forces has shot dead Brandy Tataw, an 8-year old primary school kid in Bamenda, capital of the North West region.
Mile Two Nkwen shortly after the fire incident as crowds protested 


The incident occurred Friday November 12  around PMI Nkwen-Bamenda after a police officer opened fire at a vehicle in motion.
Demonstrators in Bamenda after the incident brandished 500F notes saying the officer shot at the vehicle for not stopping at a security check point to settle the usual 500frs bribe.

Brandy's death ignited protests from denizens who paraded her corpse and later matched to the governor's office. 


Roads were blocked with tires burnt on the street same day. 
Roads Blocked shortly after a child is shot in Bamenda

Atleast four people are reported to have sustained bullet wounds in the protest as government forces again opened fire at protestors.

It should be noted that this is coming almost a month after Caroline, a nursery School child was gunned down in  Buea by a gendarmerie officer for the same reasons .