Citizen Arrest In Bong County Leads To Capture Of Two Suspected Arm Robbers


The Monrovia Times has gathered that citizens and residents of Zensue Clan, in Bong County District#2, have bravely arrested two suspected armed robbers who held a commercial motorcyclist at gunpoint.

Addressing reporters recently at the Sub-Headquarters of the Liberia National Police (LNP) in Gbarnga, the Commander of the Crime Services Division, (CSD), John K. Flomo, disclosed that during Police investigation, the complainer, Titus Kollie, accused suspects Alfred Sayah and Samuel Cole of attempting to steal his motorbike under gunpoint.

Officer Flomo quoted motorcyclist Kollie as saying the two suspects asked him (Kollie) to carry them to Samay Town in Electoral District#2, Bong County.

Complainer Kollie further told police investigators that the suspect told him that they were going to Samay Town in search of a motorbike which they (suspects) claimed was stolen from them.

According to Commander Flomo, while they were on their way to the town, the suspects said they wanted to defecate in the bush.
After few minutes in the bush, according to the LNP Commander, the suspects came out with a single barrel pistol gun, pointed it at the motorcyclist and demanded him to give them the motorbike, or be killed.

The Commander further explained that the suspects attempted to harm motorcyclist Titus kollie in order to get his motorbike.

Commander Flomo said because of fear for his life, motorcyclist Kollie left the motorbike with the alleged armed robbers.
He later raised alarm, calling for rescue. The LNP Commander asserted that some farmers in the area positively responded to the rescue call of motorcyclist Kollie.

Mr. Flomo said, the citizens later arrested the two suspects who were in possession of the gun and the motorbike.

The citizens then turned the two suspects over to the police.

The Bong County Crime Services Detachment Commander lauded the citizens of Zensue Clan in District#2 for the arrest and subsequent turning over of the two suspects to the LNP.

The Commander disclosed that the two suspects have been subsequently charged and sent to court.

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