In the incident that took place yesterday morning at the bank branch in Eryaman District in Etimesgut district of Ankara, M.A. The suspect named entered inside with a gun in his hand. M.A. took out the gun and asked the tellers to fill the money in the safe. M.A. was blocked by Cengiz Sever Çetinkaya (66) who jumped on him while leaving the bank with approximately 30 thousand TL. While Çetinkaya was injured in his face and chest by bullets from M.A.’s gun, he managed to take the pistol in his hand. M.A. Later, it was neutralized by bank security guards and handed over to the arriving police teams.
LIFE RATED DANGER
In the incident, which was also reflected on the security camera, Çetinkaya, who was injured while preventing the bank from being robbed at the cost of his life, was taken to Ankara City Hospital. Çetinkaya, who entered through his chest and came out from behind, escaped life-threatening.
This is how the bank robbery attempt was blocked
‘I CAPTURED WHEN I EXIT FULL’
Çetinkaya, the father of two children, retired from the Ordu Provincial Health Directorate, spoke to DHA. After buying bread in the morning, while drinking tea in the passage, Çetinkaya said that he learned that someone with a gun entered the bank branch, “First I thought it was a security man. Then, when I realized that the robbery was coming, I said ‘give me a stick’, I said ‘I will hit his hand and drop the gun’, I could not find a stick. Then I looked into the bank from the outside. He was holding a gun at the nation, he was collecting his money. Everybody was sitting on the ground, they are waiting with their hands on their heads. The officers are sitting, waiting with their hands raised. I pulled the mask from his face, then I punched it. Meanwhile, the gun exploded. The first shot went in and out of my chest, and the second bullet grazed my face. Then I took the gun from his hand. I was shot, it started to hurt. I went to the seats side by side with a gun in my hand. ”
‘I RECEIVED A WAGE FROM THAT BANK FOR YEARS’
Cetinkaya, stating that the bullet entered from his chest and came out from behind, “I said to the man there, ‘If they look at your mold, they will think you are a man.’ I cannot tolerate such situations, I will do my work for the sake of Allah. I have a purpose and I have no expectations from anyone. I have received a salary for years from that bank. I have a past in the bank. We are here for this country. We do not submit to the servant, if the servant is surprised, if someone is surprised, I have a duty to direct him. “I don’t care if I’m blind, I don’t see anything, I’m going to get a bullet, I’m a person who can’t tolerate injustice and theft.”