The march organized in Ndjamena to protest France’s interference in Chad’s internal policy was intended to be peaceful. But it went awry when high school students attacked symbols of France, including gas stations that were vandalized. On Saturday night, the police arrested several people.
as reported from Ndjamena, Madjiasra Nako
According to our information, at least four leaders of the opposition coalition were arrested by the police. A former adviser to the interim president, who was ashamed and who joined Saturday’s march, was also arrested.
At the end of the day on Saturday, the Minister of Public Security, Idriss Dokony, who made a summary, announced that Wakit Tama officials would respond vandalism against gas stations: “I have specified that in the event of crime, theft, other crime or abuse, the organizers of this event will be liable to the courts of the Republic.”
Actions in addition to the march for Wakit Tama The government recalled that Wakit Tama officials have undertaken to repair the damage caused by the marches. “We are committed, but the government forgets that the injury took place at the end of the demonstration and far away from the route,” a member of Wakit Tama replied.