How Robbers Attacked Two Banks in Kogi
It was yet another bad day when the men of the underworld nicknamed Armed robbers attack two major banks in Kabba in kabba/Bunu local government area of Kogi.
When reached, the PPRO of the Nigerian Police he was not on seat and have refused to pick his calls after several calls put to his phone.
According to a police officer who was part of the chase but claimed anonymity,confirmed the robbery,he said they started at about 1:10pm and was there till about 2pm.
He stated that the robbers came in two vehicles and were immediately scattered all over the police station,Mainstreet and first banks respectively.
He said that while the men of the Nigeria police engaged them in gun battle the police was able to kill a young boy who happens to be one of the armed robbers.
He noted that a customer at first bank was killed but at the time of this report the name was not ascertained.
He said the police got hold of an handset which was in possession of the slain armed robber.
“When we check the phone we would be able to do more investigation on the robbery,”He said.
He disclosed that a police officer was killed and the police administrative officer injured.
He said that the police could not disclose the amount of money the robbers carted away with as investigations was still goin on.
NAN,interviewed some eye witness according to Mr Frank Omole who disclosed that the armed robbers came in a Mercedes Benz and a space bus,he said they trekked down to the two banks and police station.
Mrs Agnes Eniwaye,said she sells things in front of first bank,noting that she suddenly heard gun shots and grenades been shot at the bank.
She said thy the robbers also shot at the Police station and Mainstreet bank sporadically.