ARMY,POLICE ARRESTS BANK ROBBERS IN ABUJA1 min read
Four out of six armed robbers who invaded a branch of First Bank in Mpape, Abuja on Saturday have been apprehended by the security operatives and killed one.
The armed robbers were said to have stormed the bank shooting sporadically into the air to scare people away.
Some staff of the bank were on duty to balance their account as at time of the incident.
They were said to have succeeded in gaining entry into the banking hall. But shortly after gaining access, the police and army arrived the scene but the robbers had refused to come out of the bank .
It was gathered that one of the robbers who made attempt to force his way out was shot but remained indoor with gunshots injury.
However,in a statement by the bank concerning the robbery it reads: We wish to inform everyone that the attempted robbery incident that happened at one of our branches in Abuja has been foiled; customers and staff are unhurt; and the suspects have been apprehended.
The immediate response by the police and military is very commendable and we truly appreciate them for their doggedness and commitment.