Three armed robbers have been apprehended within the premises of a bank by security operatives in Amarata, a suburb of the Bayelsa State capital, Yenagoa.
NAN reports that the incident occurred in the early hours of the day at the bank’s branch located in Amarata, in Yenagoa Local Government Area.
According to a source, NAN spoke to, the bank manger of the bank sighted one of the suspected robbers through the Close Circuit Television in his office.and alerted security operatives who swung into action immediately.
They took the suspect to a corner of the bank for interrogation which led to the discovery of a pistol in his pocket.
The suspect revealed upon further interrogation that there were two other members of his gang outside the bank premises, allegedly waiting to rob one of the bank’s customers.
The suspects were also immediately arrested, with one pistol each. They were handed over to the police.
When contacted, the Bayelsa Police Command Spokesperson, Mr Asinim Butswat, said he had yet to be briefed on the incident.