Police, army man hunting robber over Jah Oil attack

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Officers of both Gambia Police Force (GPF) and The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) are currently hunting a man suspected of being a the robber who attacked the Jah Oil Petrol Station in Brikama, West Coast Region (WCR), The Point has been informed.

The incident was reported to have happened yesterday afternoon and has created divided opinions among inhabitants in the metropolitan town of Brikama.

The spokesperson of The Gambia Police Force (GPF) Spt. David Kujabi, has confirmed the development to our reporter. PRO Kujabi explained that the robber with a motorbike came to the Jah Oil and went into the store where he found the staff of the petrol station counting their monies for bank deposit.

The robber then fired two rounds on the wall, demanding that the monies be put in his bag, which the staff did as demanded, Spt. Kujabi explained. “When the robber stepped out of the store he was pursued by security, but he decided to leave the motorbike and hired a taxi which was standing around a mechanic garage and went in the forest.”

The police spokesperson could not confirm what kind of gun the suspected robber used and how much money was taken by the robber.

Our reporter has been informed that currently a large number of police and military are searching the Nyambai Forest where the suspected robber was believed to be hiding.

Author: Momodou Jawo