Last Wednesday, four suspected bandits armed with knives stormed the Marché Nkololoun holding each and every trader to drop the sum of 500frs CFA or they will not be responsible for what will happened to those who do not comply.
The Gendarmes were informed and they quickly arrived the scene but “Rambo” the gang leader wanted to defend his title by engaging in a knife fight with the forces of law and order but was shot in the ribs as the law officer defended himself with his gun. His colleagues seeing their commander wounded took off but the public apprehended one of them and gave him snake beatings but the law officers rescued him from the hands of death.
One of the traders whose name we got as Raul said “we usually see small scale theft incidents here and we don’t know what courage these guys had to come during the day to harass traders, it was just because of the knives that we could not stage a fight with them but thank God we have the Gendarmes just nearby”
Two of the bandits are at large and Rambo(the ringleader) with his colleague who survived a gunshot and serious beatings have been transferred to Bonanjo to face the law.