robbery is in the news. In our today’s edition, we ran a story in which armed
robbers attacked a bank in Farafenni and made away with over D600,000.
recent armed robbery in this North Bank metropolis is not only appalling, but
certainly paints a bad picture of the current security of the country. We need
to join forces to root out violent armed robbery in the country.
robbery is terrible social phenomenon that no one would ever have imagined
could rear its ugly head in the country. It is a serious problem in the rural
Gambia for several years, but the increased deployment of security personnel
has help addressed the issue. But it seems like the ugly menace is again
resurfacing in parts of North Bank, Central and Upper River regions.
should act swiftly to eradicate this ugly phenomenon in the country. Gambians
must be saved from the bloody hands of dangerous criminals by any means,
including the use of the military and perhaps even local vigilante groups.
recent violent robbery raise question and call for concerted by all to
eradicate it. The criminals have become more audacious and are behaving very
much like the savages they are. And they are everywhere.
at the nature of materials these armed robbers were equipped with clearly
demonstrated brutal nature and that they could even kill to achieve their
in this current democratic dispensation there is much to enjoy rather than
having to venture into evil and dangerous actions that is meant to inflict
pain, harm and steal people’s joy at a time when everyone should be working
towards greater national development.
join hand to make the Smiling Coast of Africa a shining example of peaceful
coexistence, tolerance and compassion.
can easily die racing to cover a bank robbery as you can in a war zone.”