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Simon Ateba Nigerian journalist framed in Cameroon as a spy for Boko Haram [Sources say he has been released]

Simon Ateba, an investigative journalist for PM News and publisher of Simonateba.com was arrested a few days ago at Cameroon. 

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Nigerian journalist, Simon Ateba framed in Cameroon as a spy for Boko Haram,

Simon Ateba, an investigative journalist for PM News and publisher of Simonateba.com was arrested a few days ago at Cameroon. 

He managed to leave a message on Twitter and Facebook before he was locked up in Cameroon on charges that he was spying for Boko Haram.

See tweets.

 

The journalist who said he was in the country to investigate the conditions of over 50,000 Nigerian refugees camped there, was arrested for venturing into a refugee camp without permission.

He was threatened to be arraigned for espionage, saying they suspect he was spying for Boko Haram.

However, It is unsure whether he has been released but CNN journalist Christian Purefoy tweeted that he spoke to him and all charges have been dropped against him.

 

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