On Friday, 14 July 2017, a gendarme officer, Jude Woumessi gunned down 3 of his colleagues including his Captain in Kousséri, Far North Region, Cameroon. A woman who sells beside where the incident took place also died from stray bullet.
According to our correspondent in region, Captain Ondoua was sleeping with Jude’s partner and when he confronted him about it, the Captain asked him to respect hierarchy.
Out of rage, Jude shot the Captain dead and two of his female colleagues, Gendarmes Ndengue Carole and Mah Bebe who tried to intervene. They later died from injuries sustained from the gruesome act. A stray bullet from the incident killed a woman who was selling around the place.
Jude then gave himself up to the authorities.