Police Recover N9m From Dead Armed Robbers Who Raided Owo Banks

Published On: March 30, 2015, 7:00 am (5 years ago)
Author: Mister Jay Wonder
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The police in Ondo State have recovered N9 million from the six of the fifty armed robbers who raided four banks at Owo last week.
Two police women and four others, including an ASP and seven civilians were killed by the robbers who stormed the banks at about 4pm last Friday. Also shot dead by the robbers were a bank manager and his deputy who reportedly refused to cooperate with them on arrival at the bank
Report had it that the robbers trailed some cash that were deposited in the banks, in view of last Saturday’s elections. The six robbers were shot dead by policemen who engaged them in a shoot out that lasted for two hours. The two women police and the ASP were shot dead at the police station on arrival by the robbers who destroyed the station with gunshots.
Some vehicles, including that of the DPO of the station, was taken away but later recovered hours later after by the police. 23 assorted fire arms, including 9000rounds of ammunition, 11 dynamites, 100 magazines, ten smoke hand grenade, three steel helments, police berets and uniforms, nine exotic vehicles, were recovered from the robbers.
Confirming the incident, the Police Commissioner, Isaac Eke, said the command received information that armed men numbering over fifty in several vehicles, wielding sophisticated weapons, had slipped into the state. Eke said the robbers took over the police stations and four banks According to him, a formidable reinforcement, led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police from Akure, the state capital, in charge of operations was dispatched .

“After intense and protracted exchange of fire with the robbers, one of them was arrested alive, while six others lost their lives from gun shot wounds. The police commissioner said one Sony video camera with which the robbers recorded their dastardly act by themselves were equally recovered. Eke vowed to arrest those that “managed to escape with bullet wounds towards the boundary of Ondo with Edo/Kogi states.’’

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-- victororo (m) at 30-03-2015 07:23 AM
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thank God some of them has ben apprehended
-- bamsailor (m) at 30-03-2015 07:56 AM
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Liessssss, Police did not catch any robbers... So u want to tell us the robbers have been driving around since the day of the robbery, Or they took money with them to another operation where u caught six of them with 9m.. Liessssss. those men are far gone.... SORRY NPF..Shut ur crap
-- factfinding (m) at 30-03-2015 08:34 AM
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Police to return 9 million ? i find it difficult to believe, before they return 9 million  the Total amount must be 18m to 20 million.
-- echeeche (m) at 30-03-2015 09:16 AM
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End time event
-- beneno (m) at 30-03-2015 09:56 AM
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
-- koboko1 (m) at 30-03-2015 10:10 AM
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Kudos to the police
-- Larry28 (f) at 30-03-2015 06:27 PM
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-- elchymo (m) at 21-08-2015 03:48 PM
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