Crime & Investigation

Breaking: Guard Robs Barclays Bank Shs250m At Gunpoint

ed geneva;”>about it "sans-serif";”>“Someone walked into the bank to withdraw money equivalent to 250million. As they packed the money in the bag, symptoms a guard walked to them and put the teller at gun point,” recounts an eyewitness, Bright Anthony.

“After cocking the gun, everybody took cover. The guard quickly picked the money and took off on a boda boda.”

Bright says as the guard ran out of the bank located at Margarita Street, just opposite Shell fuel station, he dropped 3 bundles of the stolen money on the streets which were picked by pedestrians.

The identities of the guard and the victim and who will pay for the loss remain unclear.

Police rushed to the scene before apprehending those suspected to have picked money that dropped from the bag as the thieving guard sped off on a boda boda.

They are detained at Kasese Police Station as investigations into the robbery continue.


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