Armed Robbers Attack Plateau POS Shop In Commando-Style, Shoot 4 Customers - Nicole Kaima's Blog


Monday, June 15, 2020

Armed Robbers Attack Plateau POS Shop In Commando-Style, Shoot 4 Customers

According to reports, four unfortunate customers got shot by daredevil armed robbers during a robbery attack on a POS shop in Panyam District of Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau.
The incident happened between 9 p.m and 9.30 p.m on Sunday, June 14, sent throes of panic and fear amongst the people of Panyam town, NAN reports. 

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An eye witness, identified only as Dakok revealed that the armed robbers came in a commando-style and began shooting sporadically in the air to scare people around as they headed straight to the PoS shop belonging to one Mr. Ifeanyi Ide. 

Here's what he said;
“Immediately they entered the shop, we heard gunshots and we concluded that they have killed the PoS operator. 

“After the robbers have left, we got to know that he was left untouched but not the four people they met in his shop as they were shot and wounded.” 

Confirming the incident, Mangu Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Mr Yusuf Balami said;
“It is true that armed robbers attacked the PoS shop and carted away some undisclosed amount of money leaving behind four wounded persons.” 

He said that when the distress call came to his office, he immediately mobilised his men in Mangu town and headed to Panyam, but that; “before we could arrive, the robbers had finished their operations and left.”
He also said that the four persons who got shot had been taken to COCIN Rural Health Hospital, Panyam, for treatment. 

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Balami added that although no arrest had been made yet, efforts were being made to track the robbers to face the full wrath of the law.

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