12 of the 16 UB students earlier detained as a result of the last strike action that rocked the campus in March, have been found not guilty, and consequently released after spending 2 months, three weeks and a day at the Buea central prison.

The verdict was handed down last Thursday at the Buea court of first instance after answering the 24 charges that were slammed them, for spear heading the last strike in the University of Buea.

Amongst the 4 who were found guilty, Remy, received a sentence of 1 year 6 months imprisonment and a fine of over 50million FCFA. The three others were sentenced to 9 months in jail and a fine of 140.000 FCFA each, for burning down a government car, destroying the University fish pond and for several other destructions which occurred during the last strike on the UB campus.



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