Police Stops Bank Robbery In Bayelsa

Police Stops Bank Robbery In Bayelsa

On Wednesday, in Bayelsa state policemen succeeded in stopping a robbers who stormed a commercial bank on a broad day light to rob customers who came to the bank to deposit and withdraw money.

According to report of the recent happening in the state, there have been numerous crime in the state and armed robbery is the most common one.
The state government are owing their workers three months salaries, those are the local government are being owed nine months salaries so generally the way of surviving in the state has been difficult for almost everyone and that explains the reason for the numerous robbery cases in the state.
It was gathered that at a commercial bank at the suburb of the capital city, gunmen numbering about five entered the commercial bank by scaling the fence to rob customers at the bank.
Attempting to escaped they encountered an opposition from the policemen on duty, the policemen subdued them, killed one of the robbers at the spot while others escaped with bullet wounds.
The policemen recovered a locally made gun cut to size from the robber that was killed, his remains were taken to the city morgue at the Federal Medical Center.
Speaking with newsmen, DSP Asinim Butswat, the Police Public Relations Officer confirmed the robbery attempt and commended his men for a job well done, he said they were able to recover a locally made gun form the robber that was killed. He said although others fled but they will be found and brought to face the law.

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