Douala: Soldier Arrested For Robbery Attempt

A soldier has been arrested while trying to rob an Orange Mobile Money kiosk in Douala.

Sources say Corporal Ngono Jean Gaitan, who serves in the Armored Reconnaissance Battalion (BBR) ventured to rob the Mobile money kiosk of Mrs. Djoupo Tene Liliane at about 10am in the Ndogpassi district on Sunday.

The 29-year-old soldier entered the store pretending to do a Mobile Money transaction then pointed his gun at the lady asking her to give him money.

The woman immediately raised an alarm in the neighbourhood and Ngono was caught while trying to escape and taken to prison.

It is believed the soldier was armed with a rifle type M 21 S n° 12660 loaded with 22 cartridges.

📷: Beta Tinz

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