Fon of Baligham, Fon Samkie Elvis Ganyam II of Baligham, who also doubles as the Mayor of Santa, North West Region, was taken hostage by Ambazonian fighters.
What happened was that on Tuesday morning, four Ambazonian fighters invaded his palace, asked him to give them all his guns, which he did. He gave them his five guns which he was given to protect himself.
They later on took him hostage in his own palace. He paid them 300,000frs, before they released him.
The Ambazonia boys warned him not to inform security forces, or his village would be wiped out.