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International Arrest For Former Finance Minister, Essimi Menye



The weekly news magazine L’Anecdote, in its Monday, October 10, 2016 issue is reporting that an international arrest warrant has been issued by the Cameroonian justice against Essimi Menye, Cameroon’s former Minister of Finance, who is currently at large in the United States of America.

According to the same source, the lawsuit concerns only some of the crimes against the former minister, especially as regards to the scandal of the Cameroon Society of Tobacco (SCT) and the billions of FCFA that went missing at the Banque atlantique.

The first case against him involves the sum of FCFA 50 million of embezzled money at the defunct Cameroon Tobacco Company (SCT), in which he is suspected of playing a role. The second involves suspected criminal dealings in the liquidation of Amity Bank, during which about FCFA 9 billion FCFA was paid under murky circumstances to Banque atlantique that took over the debts of the troubled bank.

Mr Essimi Menye, was dropped as Agriculture and Rural Development minister in a government shake-up in October of 2015.The fugitive former minister who is the subject of this international arrest warrant is now liable to arrest by the police of the country in which he is resident.

BaretaNews with Files from Cameroon Concord

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