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Robbers strike in Farafenni, escape with over D600,000

Dec 31, 2019, 4:30 PM | Article By: Momodou Jawo

Robbers on Saturday attacked the Islamic Bank in Farafenni in the North Bank Region (NBR) and went away with more than six hundred thousand dalasis; The Point has been reliably informed.

A source that spoke to our reporter on the condition of anonymity said the incident happened on Saturday night. Police in Farafenni have also questioned staff of the bank as investigation into the matter continues.

Our source added that the staff of the bank claimed that when they were closing from work on Friday 27 December, they left more than one million and twenty thousand dalasis. “The robbers broke the padlock and entered the bank. An amount of more than three hundred thousand dalasis was later found in the bank.”

Our source further stated that no one has been arrested at the time of going to the press. “The suspects are at large and security personnel in the region are currently man-hunting the suspects.”

Meanwhile, the spokesperson of the police ASP Lamin Njie was not available for comments at the time of going to the press.