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5 suspected highway robbers were neutralized this weekend in Ngoura, a border town with the Central African Republic, in the Lom-and-Djerem region In eastern Cameroon,by an elite unit of the national gendarmerie.

Five others were taken into custody, following a field operation take compelled the Cameroonian security agents to move across the border with the Central African Republic, A group of about 20 men suspected to be Central African nationals, had broken  up into small groups of 4 or 5, and had crossed over into Cameroonian territory to carry on armed robbery in the area.

Those arrested where in possession of hand-made weapons and ammunitions.The suspected highway robbers, were taken to the headquarters  of the gendarmerie in the Eastern regional capital of Bertoua, where they await prosecution.