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Madagascar: A policeman arrested and imprisoned for robbery with five of his accomplices




Madagascar: A policeman arrested and imprisoned for robbery with five of his accomplices
A non-commissioned officer of the Malagasy gendarmerie was arrested last Friday in the wake of a series of bank robberies robbery on motorists in the region of Tananarive.

Five accomplices were also arrested in that case. Six suspected robbers have been jailed, on Monday, after their transfer to justice.

The gang of criminals operated using two wheels blocking the vehicle from their victims and threatening handguns dummy according the first elements of the investigation.

The criminals laid hand on several tens of millions of ariary, as relates the newspaper Express of Madagascar.

"The gendarmerie is not a refuge for criminals. Although it is a of our body, the offending policeman was arrested, heard and brought to justice to answer for his actions ... The criminal proceedings are already underway. Furthermore, he faces disciplinary sanctions whose outcome could be the radiation of the body of the gendarmerie ", says the squadron leader Tahina Ravelomanana, commander of the company of the gendarmerie in Tananarive.



Antso Rajaona


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