On the 5 September 2017, elements of the forestry and wildlife control post of Djoum carried out investigations on poaching activities. This led to the arrest of the accused flagrante delicto with a Chimpanzee in attempt to sell it.
The State Attorney and the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife vs OLINGA BAKBOKE Jean and TCHABO MBAKOP Norbert
In 2016, the accused persons, OLINGA BAKBOKE and TCHABO MBAKOP were arrested by elements of the conservation service with trophies of totally protected animal species (Gorillas and Chimpanzees). They were prosecuted before the Court of First Instance, Abong Mbang.
In 2015, the accused NGONGHO Francis SENGHO was arrested flagrante delicto by elements of the conservation service of the Divisional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife, Batouri. He was found in possession of trophies of totally protected animal species (Gorilla and Chimpanzees).
The State Attorney and the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife vs MVOMO MEKA Martin and ESSIANE Pamphile
On the 29 April 2016, the conservation service of the Dja Biosphere reserve carried out an anti-poaching patrol in the Forest Management Unit of Mpacko (UFA Mpacko). In this regard, they arrested the accused persons, Mvomo Meka and Essiane Pamphille with parts of Chimpanzee, Monkeys, Bay Duikers, Pangolins and other protected animal species.
AKOUMA Jean Marie was arrested in the Campo Ma'an National Park without authorization and in possession of a hunting gun. He was arrested by elements of the conservation service of Campo Ma'an national park with a chimpanzee that he killed in the park during a hunting party.
The State Attorney and the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife vs MVOMO Arsène Brice, OYANE MVONDO Pierre Aimé, EKOO EVINA Gédéon Delors, MBALLA MESSI Kilian.
On the 12 October 2015, during a mission of ecological monitoring in the Dja biosphere reserve, a team of ecoguards caught red-handed four persons (MVOMO Arsene Brice, OYANE MVONDO Pierre Aimé, EKOO EVINA Gédéon Delors, MBALLA MESSI Kilian) the fifth person who was not identified escaped.
On January 17 2015, the head of the South Antenna of the Dja Biosphere reserve received reliable information on trafficking of trophies of totally protected species in the town of Djoum, South Region at an inn called “auberge Jeannete”.
On the 03 June 2015, in the locality of Edea, BANY Simon was by elements of the conservation service in possession of a chimpanzee skull hidden in a bag he was carrying. During interrogations, he acknowledged committing the offences as charged and pleaded guilty.
On the 25 August 2015 in the locality of Pouma, elements of the conservation service arrested the accused, BITJOKA Jean Marie in illegal possession of skulls of chimpanzees, gorillas and other unidentified monkeys. He was about to commercialize them at the time of his arrest and was void of any identity document.