More than three people and a local journalist have been reportedly died of injuries sustained from bullet wound during anti-government protest in the capital N’Djamena early today.
The Central Africa nation has been under political instability since the tragic death of President Idriss Deby in April 2021, while visiting troops fighting insurgency. The slain President was said to be authoritarian in his rule as a military dictator, without regard for the rule of law.
Following the demise of President Deby’s, his Son Mahamat Deby emerged the new ruler and extended the transition to civil rule to October 2024. A development that caused anti-government demonstrators to go on rampage, ransacking and torching government facilities, including the party headquarters of Chad newly appointed Prime Minister Saleh Kebzabo, defying government ban on protest. With a single
demand for a quicker transition to democratic rule.
According to reliable source, live bullets were used to dispersed protesters causing deaths. The Security forces also cracked down on several civil society and opposition figures.Follow us on social media