BREAKING!! Gunmen Attack Police CHECKPOINT In Bayelsa… Snatch Two Ak47 Rifles
Gunmen have attacked a police checkpoint in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, injuring a Sergeant and snatching two AK47 rifles ahead of the rescheduled elections.
It was gathered that the incident caused panic among residents amidst increasing rate of crimes and killings in the capital city.
The attack was also said to have occurred after soldiers shot and killed a 27-year-old man for robbing their colleague of his mobile phone at gun point in Biogbolo area of Yenagoa.
A security source said armed hoodlums attacked the policemen, who were conducting a stop- and- search operation at the popular Berger Junction.
The policemen, who were said to be fond of extorting commercial tricycles in the area, were caught unawares by the attackers.
The assailants reportedly stole two AK47 rifles and injured a police Sergeant, who tried in vain to stop them.