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Foiled Easter Monday Robbery At GTBank Yenagoa: 4 Robbers Wounded As Brave Policemen Open Fire

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March 31, 2016 – Foiled Robbery Operation At GTBank Yenagoa Bayelsa State: 4 Trainee Robbers Flee With Bullet Wounds As Brave Policemen Open Fire On Them

Bayelsa Police Officials have foiled an attempt by a five-man gang to rob a GTbank in Yenagoa, the state capital.

It was gathered that one of the gunmen was killed in a shootout with the policemen guarding the bank.

The suspected robbers were said to have scaled the fence of the bank on Monday at 11:50 pm and opened fire on the policemen on duty.

But the police reportedly fired back, killing one of the gunmen while four others reportedly fled with bullet wounds.

Police spokesman Butswat Asinim, confirmed the incident in a statement yesterday in Yenagoa.

The statement said: “On March 27, at 2250 hours (10.50 pm) five gunmen scaled the fence of a new generation bank building at Kpansia, Yenagoa Local Government, and opened fire on the policemen on duty.

“The policemen fired back at them, killed one of the gunmen and recovered a single-barrelled cut-to-size locally-made gun. The other robbers fled with bullet wounds.

“The body of the suspected robber was deposited at the morgue of the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa. Efforts have been intensified to arrest the fleeing suspects. Investigation is on.”

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  1. John Emeka

    March 31, 2016 at 6:28 AM

    D police men really did a great job…but d robber’s re really amature indeed..locally made gun 2 robb a bank, dey must be dreaming

  2. Abolaji Abayomi Godwin

    March 31, 2016 at 6:42 AM

    Kudos 2 those policemen. Not all Nigerian police are bad

  3. Maryf

    March 31, 2016 at 6:53 AM

    Good for the criminals. Fools

  4. Metu Nyetu

    March 31, 2016 at 6:59 AM

    Good job.

  5. Jojo

    March 31, 2016 at 7:54 AM

    More of this please. Well done .

  6. my lady

    March 31, 2016 at 7:56 AM

    thumbs up np

  7. sola olaniyi

    March 31, 2016 at 8:49 AM

    Good job by the policemen

  8. fifelomo

    March 31, 2016 at 9:09 AM

    Weldone, men in blue black

  9. edith

    March 31, 2016 at 10:47 AM

    Nigerian police have done well this time.

  10. Amazon

    March 31, 2016 at 10:54 AM

    Kudos to those police men, they did well

  11. chyna

    March 31, 2016 at 4:00 PM

    nice one

  12. Olanrewaju

    March 31, 2016 at 4:12 PM

    Nice job,more of that

  13. Mae

    April 1, 2016 at 10:28 PM

    Good for them…

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