Clinton Njie punched, humiliated by military officer in Buea

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Rumors of soldiers harassing innocent civilians in the South West and North West Regions of Cameroon have been going on for far too long and now, Indomitable Lions star striker Clinton Njie has become the latest victim.

READ MORE: Richard Bona calls Samuel Eto’o “Fools Baller” for sealing his lips on Anglophone Crisis

The famous football star was reportedly attacked and punched by a soldier Tuesday night in Buea after he incepted them from dragging an innocent citizen to the police station for no good reason.

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Clinton Njie

An insider tells us that Njie was only asking basic questions to the soldier who was ordering his friend to get behind their truck on no charges when the military man landed a punch on his jaw.

Ok, lets start the story from the beginning, according to our source.

It was about 9:00PM – 9:30PM when a truck full of soldiers raided the streets of Buea forcing civilians to leave drinking spots, close their stores and return home.

Clinton Njie and his friends, including former Junior Indomitable Lions captain, Fabrice Fokobo were inside Las Vegas Night club in Molyko at the time. When they were informed about the police raid outside, they decided to leave and go back to their hotels.

Njie had already gotten into the car when he watched a soldier yelling at his friend, Fokobo who was making his way into Clinton’ car.

According to an eyewitness, the soldier asked Clinton’s friend to get behind their truck after harrassing the poor guy. The soldier accused Fabrice Fokobo of being stubborn claiming while other people were moving into Las Vegas, why was he making his way out of the venue instead?

When Fokobo tried to explain to the military officer that he was only trying to go home since he’s not allowed to be out at night in Buea, the soldier told him to get behind their truck.

In the course of explaining to the soldier why he wouldn’t respect his order, because he hasn’t committed a crime, Njie stepped out of his car to ask the soldier what was going on. Instead of the officer to explain the situation, he reportedly began shouting at Njie. Telling him to get into his car and drive off and that the situation doesn’t concern him.

Njie told the soldier he wouldn’t leave his friend behind and insisted that the soldier should, at least, explain to him what his friend was been charged with. The soldier reportedly told Njie to “get the fuck out of here.”

“Do you know who I am? Is this how the military just throw people in jail for no just course?” Clinton asked the soldier. “Who do you think you are and who are you to intervene with my job?” the soldier replied in French before giving Njie a punch to his jaw.

Our eyewitness tells us, Clinton returned the punch and that was when the rest of the military officers ran to the scene threatening Njie and his friends as onlookers watched in total shock.

The embarrassment went on for a few minutes before the Commissioner to the Molyko Police Station showed up. He was the one who recognized Clinton Njie and managed to calm down the situation. But the Indomitable Lions star insisted he wants to report the matter to a higher authority – The Governor!

That’s when the soldiers began begging. But it was too late! Njie claimed the only reason why they were begging is because they now recognize him as a football star. What if he was just an average Cameroonian, would they throw him behind bars for no good reason? He added that he’s been hearing reports of soldiers harassing innocent citizens in Buea but he’s shocked that it’s happening to him in his own home town.

The matter was later taken to the central police station in Buea where Clinton was begged to let go of the situation after several pleas from friends and other top guns in the town.”

clinto njie

Clinto Njie

Clinton Njie is only the latest victim to the repeated police brutality acts in the South West Region. Many celebrities have been calling for a #stoptopolicebrutality since last year especially after hundreds of civilians lost their lives on October 1st from a reported military attack in the English-speaking part of Cameroon.

We earlier reported that nearly 50 civilians were reportedly murdered in cold blood by an alleged military raid in Santa, North West Region last month.

Question now remains, Why is nothing been done?

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28 Comments

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  2. Charles Lyonga Matute

    June 21, 2018 at 1:40 pm

    Hahaha that is my boy from my own village . No one messes with us and goes free. It is time our boys even in these their teams fall back.

  3. Yung

    June 21, 2018 at 1:43 pm

    Too bad

  4. Charles Mulobe Embola

    June 21, 2018 at 3:39 pm

    Lies i was there and thats not what happened.

    This is another article made up of fake account just to discredit the law officers.

    Its a shame we anglophones are now using every single opportunity to ruin the military.

    Yes the military are not saints, far from it but we cant keep building stories on lies.

    I repeat i was there and i can argue this article till i die. Stop the fake journalism and do things right.

    Charles Embola.

  5. EK

    June 23, 2018 at 10:43 am

    So the military are mow attacking our celebs eh?????????????????????? Ok oh

  6. Palava Man

    June 23, 2018 at 10:45 am

    That idiot no know Clinton Njie or na sey ie be want just gene de grand?

  7. Faith

    June 23, 2018 at 10:48 am

    My question is will the military assault Samule Eto’o as well?

  8. Ebangha

    June 23, 2018 at 10:51 am

    This county is finished. Why was the other guy asked to go behind the police truck when he didnt commit a crime? Why was his ID not asked for or any form of identity? It was 9pm for Gods sake, wasn’t he just trying to go home since he wasn’t allowed to stay out at night? What is really wrong with these fools we have in our military? Gosh! I feel disgusted

  9. William

    June 23, 2018 at 10:52 am

    This is what you get when you recruits zero school certificate clowns into the military.

  10. Claude

    June 23, 2018 at 10:53 am

    But why were the boys rude to the police man?

  11. Julius

    June 23, 2018 at 10:56 am

    Clinton Njie is a football superstar with Indomitable Lions. Who doesn’t know that? And by the way, he was only asking why his friend was been dragged by the police without committing a single crime. What is this country turning into? Lawlessness is the order of the day.

  12. Kiki

    June 23, 2018 at 10:59 am

    Thank God! Thank God! Thank God! This is happening to Clinton Njie.
    His mouth has been shut on this whole issue and now he wants us to sympathize with him?
    Clinton! you part of the problem we, Anglophones, have in this country!
    Godd you had the chance to experience it yourself.
    Thank you soldier!
    Please If you see Mr. Leo, slap him too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Ebot

      June 23, 2018 at 11:14 am

      You be fool

    • Palava Man

      June 23, 2018 at 11:15 am

      May God punish your entire family. Idiot!
      You have no sense

  13. Ordette

    June 23, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Cameroon is so lawless its stings!

  14. Papa D

    June 23, 2018 at 11:02 am

    Njie na who too noh!

  15. Coco

    June 23, 2018 at 11:03 am

    So now police just lock up people for no good reason . Hmmmm

  16. Gilbert

    June 23, 2018 at 11:08 am

    I dont know why but Im glad Clinton got harrassed by the police. This goes to show how crazy the military in our country is. Now other groups of people will get to understand what English speaking Cameroonians have been complaining about.

  17. Don For Kwata

    June 23, 2018 at 11:11 am

    WEh my boy! Just leave am so ya. Wa country don confuse. Na so dem di harrass and assault pipo up and down for South WEst and North West. Sometimes, they kill civilians just because they looked at them in a certain way. God help us

  18. Loverboy

    June 23, 2018 at 11:12 am

    Cameroon police are big fools

  19. Ebot

    June 23, 2018 at 11:13 am

    OMG! Even Clinton Njie too!???????????????????
    Weh, papa God eh

  20. dcoder

    June 23, 2018 at 11:16 am

    So the police in Argentina will just go and harrass Messi…. just like that!

  21. Mbamba

    June 23, 2018 at 11:19 am

    Cameroon is totally messed up!? Why did Njie let go? He would have used that fool as a lesson. All these illiterates we have as military in this country.

  22. Ndemba

    June 23, 2018 at 11:19 am

    Military my ass!

  23. Oga Money

    June 23, 2018 at 11:20 am

    Clinton Njie for President!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Thank you exposing these clowns

  24. Solomon

    June 23, 2018 at 11:21 am

    This is really crazy from our military to harass an international football player who was only trying to ask questions.

  25. Hilson

    June 23, 2018 at 11:22 am

    Ashia ya Clinton.
    One day this will be all over

  26. Its Me

    June 23, 2018 at 11:23 am

    Anglophone Crisis is real. To those who have turned a blind eye to this… here is your proof

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