Bauchi Crime Headline Local News Nigeria

Gunmen attack POS centre in Bauchi

Four people sustained gunshots injury following an attack on a POS operation center in Zaki Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

The armed men were reported to have carried out the operation at a motor park and stole about N7million belonging to the POS operator and customers.

The State Governor, Bala Mohammed while sympathizing with the victims who were admitted at the Federal Medical Center Azare, described the incident as unfortunate ,

In a related development Governor Mohammed inspected damages caused by a heavy blast of an explosive device at a store in Katagum Local  Government which destroyed a mosque, part of a residential area and property.

He announced a donation to victims of the armed robbery, offsets their medical bills and also asked the state emergency management agency SEMA to take inventory of the damage caused by the explosion to enable government provide relief.

Briefing the Governor, the state commissioner of police Aminu Alhassan said one person has been arrested in connection with the case of the armed robbery.


Reporting by Isiyaka Wunti; Editing by Fany Olumoye & Julian Osamoto