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 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.
The Last Great Ape Organization LAGA -Cameroon ( an NGO specialized in Wildlife Law Enforcement) conveyed reliable information on some illegal trafficking activities in the town of Sangmelima to the Divisional Delegate of Forestry and Wildlife of Dja and Lobo.
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.
On the August 29 2017 the accused OBA'A ABOUTOU Celestin was arrested in Ebolowa by elements of the conservation service. He was arrested in possession of class A and B protected animal species, notably a baby chimpanzee and a bag weighing 5kg of pangolin scales.
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.
The State Attorney and the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife vs. NDJONDJE NDEMBWE Augustine & MAKOUTA MASSELA Martin
On the 02 February 2015, NDJONDJE NDEMBWE Augusrine & MAKOUTA MASSELA Martin were caught flagrante delicto in a hotel in Kribi with 31 Leatherback turtle shells in an attempt to traffic them. Upon their arrest, they were unable to present legal documents authorizing such activity.
The accused ABA Jean Didier, was arrested in March 2016 flagrante delicto by elements of the conservation service in illegal possession of 04 Gorilla skulls, 08 Chimpanzee skulls, 02 Wart Hog skulls and 01 Mandrill skull. He was arrested in Mengong, Ebolowa in the South Region.
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”.