A report from Yaoundé says the trial against Julius Sissikou Tabe Ayuk and many other secessionist leaders incarcerated at the Yaoundé central prison has been postponed to July 9th 2019.
The trial of the leaders of the self-proclaimed state of Ambazonia have been ongoing ever since their arrest in Nigeria in early January 2018 and ferried to Cameroon to stand trial.
Reports from the nation’s political capital says the accused and their defense counsel were present in military court today after haven’t boycotted several other court sessions in protest of supposed violation of the laws by the court.
They have been absent in at least two past hearings, TeboPost understands
The defense counsel argues that an appeal at the Court of Appeal still hasn’t been given a response and another is still pending at the Supreme Court.
The defense also said the newly appointed judge can’t continue the trial without profiling the victims as the law demands.
The trial had caused ghost towns in major towns and villages across the two english speaking Anglophone regions
Earlier this month, news had gone viral that the detained President of the self-proclaimed state of Amazonian had been impeached.
In a series of confusing and unending press outings and statements, different factions of the movement claim the leader is no longer in charge while his supporters say he remains the only legitimate president of the “Ambazonia Republic”