Cameroon: How a viral video showing the murders of women and children got investigated

A couple of months back a viral video gained attention in world media as well as social networks. Voicing the footage, Two armed Cameroonian killed two women along with their two children.

Something bizarre.

Viral Video in a just

Two women walking with two kids, armed Cameroonian following. A few miles after, they blindfold the women ask the little girl to sit on the ground. One Cameroonian pulls off her jersey and strolls it across her head. Opening fire, they kill all the four souls.

Post this video, the government of Cameroon was convinced that the entire clip is fake and is the byproduct of Photoshop. To justify more, they said that Cameroon army does not employ the gun as viewed in the video and if the killer were the military men then they would have been in proper attire.

Owing to this discrepancy and the place, person and time is a mystery, BBC journalist stepped forward to indulge in an extensive investigation to reveal all the secrets and clarify the doubts.

What, How and When – Viral Video

Let’s start with the place.

The BBC journalist convinced that it was adjacent to the Zelvet Town in Cameroon North beside the Nigerian Borders. A place where currently the Nigerian soldiers are in a state of war with the Jihadist Group – Boko Haram.

Shreds of evidence of the above as given by the BBC journalist.

Time Of Incident

As soon as the journalist got the idea of the place, they started surfing the video more. The buildings, tracks and other details in the viral video helped them gain specific insights. As a result, they were successful in knowing the period during which the incident took place.

Who Killed The Prisoner?

As soon as the journalist got the idea of the place, they started surfing the video more. The buildings, tracks and other details in the video helped them gain specific insights. As a result, they were successful in knowing the period during which the incident took place.

Now it was the time to look for the culprits. The journalist believed that the accused were still in the army. Also, the fact that the government denied the use of such rifles in the military. The journalist found that the one used was a sub-Saharan rifle used in specific units of Cameroon.

Moving further with the investigation, the journalist found images of the Cameroon military dressed in camouflage. This countered the denial by the authorities stating that their army men dress in pale blue color. Another claim outlasted by the journalist was about the men not appropriately dressed. They proved that it was MKT a terrain for trooping and a few miles away. Hence, no boots, helmets or armor.

As a result of the above allegation, the government has to accept finally. They took charge of seven military men and investigated.

On the other hand, BBC found three of them guilty and published their name.

Excellent Job Done By The Journalist

Hats off!

 

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