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Police recover Cameroonian national flag, 9 camouflage uniforms at Lamunde hill, along Nigeria-Cameroon border

The Nigeria Police Command in Adamawa State on Monday confirmed the recovery of Cameroonian national flag and nine military camouflage uniforms at Lamunde Hill in Gumti National Park in Toungo Local Government Area of the State.

Lamunde hill is part of Gashaka-Gumti National Park located along the Nigeria-Cameroon border.

In a statement issued in Yola on Monday, Mr Aliyu Adamu, Adamawa State Commissioner of Police, said: “On the 19/3/2021, the Command disconnected criminal networks terrorising communities along Nigeria-Cameroon border and Southern part of Adamawa State in general.

“The operation was carried out by Toungo Police Division and the Special Hunters of Pulaaku Association at Lamunde Hill situated at  Gumti National Park in Toungo Local Government Area.

“During the operation, a total of nine military Camouflage uniform of Cameroon rebels, Cameroon national flag and one motorcycle, among other items were recovered.”

The Police Commissioner explained that the joint operation chased the criminals into their hideout but that during the gun fire exchange, they escaped with gunshot wounds into Cameroonian territory.

“We are advancing to make sure that the suspects are apprehended,” Adamu assured.

The Police Commissioner noted that the successes followed a credible information from good citizens after rampant cases of kidnapping, armed robbery and banditry in the areas.

He commended the Toungo Divisional Police Officer and his gallant officers for a well-done job, assuring the people of Toungo and Adamawa State of the Command’s commitment to keeping the State safe.

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