Clickedwap Officially Recieve This Report Stating That
Early yesterday morning, armed robbers who were
about 12 in Number attacked a bank at the university town of
Amassoma in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area
of Bayelsa State and stole some Automated Teller
Machines at the location.
The robbers who were
armed with sophisticated weapons and dynamites escaped through the waterways.
Sources from the community said: “The armed men threw dynamites at the
walls of the bank, bringing down its fences.
They gained access to the bank premises but
were unable to get in after much
an eye witness said. “They therefore blew up the walls holding
the ATM machines and made away with
“We are now under threat from
thieves, rapists and robbers. Painfully, this is
the town where the Niger Delta University is
situated, thereby exposing students to more danger,”!
“Overtime, students have
constantly faced attacks from robbers.” However, the spokesman for the Bayelsa Police
Command, “Asinim Butswat”, confirmed that the bank
was attacked with dynamites but denied that they
stole ATM machines.
He said: “On 12th March, 2016, at about 00:35hours,
unknown gunmen in three speedboats
invaded Amassoma Police Division. “Shortly afterwards, the hoodlums attacked
a bank, damaged the ATM machines and
attempted to enter the bank, but were
repelled by a reinforced unit of policemen.
“No life was lost and money was not stolen.
Efforts have been intensified to arrest the
fleeing suspects. Investigation is ongoing.”
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