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First name:  Patient

Last name:  Chebeya Bankome aka Montigomo

  • Gender:  Male
  • Media outlet:  Radio-Télévision Nationale Congolaise (RTNC)
  • Type of media:  4,5
  • Born:  Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Died:  5 April 2010 Democratic Republic of Congo

Also known by the pseudonym of Montigomo, Bankome worked for several TV stations including state-owned Radio-Télévision Nationale Congolaise (RTNC). Three gunmen shot him four times at point-blank range after taking his bag, which contained video cassettes, his mobile phone and cash. His wife said the gunmen, who were in military uniforms, had waited for Bankome outside this home and had said they had come specially to kill him.

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