A police officer was on Monday November 19 beheaded in Nkar, Bui Division of the North West region by unidentified gunmen, sources have said.
The officer, Mr. Ephraim Ngafei was pulled out of a vehicle at the weekend by a group of armed men and and taken to an unknown location, sources said.
A source close to the family said, the kidnappers had demanded a ransom which the family paid in about 150.000FCFA but the men went ahead to behead the policeman and abandon his corpse on the street.
Mr. Ngafei, who had reportedly worked in Kumbo for the past ten years waas reportedly heading to Yaounde to answer a summons from his hierarchy but met his doom on the way.
On the other hand, another police officer who was kidnapped in Kumbo on Sunday Noveember 18, Kinkoh Anthony was reportedly released yesterday after paying a ransom which sources close to his family have estimated to be in the region of 3 million Francs CFA.