Elements of the National Gendamerie have intercepted a truck transporting foodstuff and marijuana at the Sabga hills in the Ngohketunja Division of the North West Region this Saturday May 23rd, 2020.
Local sources say the cargo truck had among other foodstuffs beans, potatoes, maize and some 45 bags of Marijuana hidden in the foodstuffs that were destined for Douala.
The North West Legion Commander, Col Boum Bissoue Raymond explained that monitoring of vehicles plying the Kumbo-Bamenda stretch of road had come under severe scrutiny.
The cargo truck driver and two of his assistants have been remanded in custody while further investigations are carried out.
Security officials in the region believe that the consumption of Marijuana is one of the factors favouring the recruitment of young persons into armed groups in the area.