In a shocking incident that unfolded today, renowned journalist Samuel Wise Bangura was viciously attacked and robbed, resulting in the loss of his valuable possessions. The incident occurred at approximately 16:47 along Wilkinson Road, near Kingdom Hall, sending shockwaves through the community.
Wise, a well-respected figure in the field of journalism, fell victim to an audacious robbery that left him shaken to the core. The assailant, who remains unidentified, brazenly targeted Wise while he was riding in a kekeh towards Lumley, a popular neighborhood in the city.
Eyewitnesses at the scene reported that the attacker used pepper spray to disorient Wise before forcibly taking his belongings. The stolen items included $7,000 in cash, 29 million old Leones, an iPhone 14 Pro Max, his driver's license, and three bank cards from prominent financial institutions, namely UBA, GTB, and RCB. The total value of the stolen items is estimated to be worth millions of Leones.
The incident has sent shockwaves throughout the local community, as Wise is known for his dedication to his profession.
Many believed that the Law enforcement agencies should launch a thorough investigation into the incident, hoping to identify and apprehend the assailant as soon as possible.
Well meaning residents in Sierra Leone are condemning this brazen act and remain hopeful for a swift resolution to the investigation, ensuring that justice is served and that such incidents are prevented in the future.