In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 02nd, October, 2020

Drama As Robbers Assault Financial institution In Ekiti, Cart Away Cash

Drama As Robbers Attack Bank In Ekiti, Cart Away Money

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It has been reported that some armed robbers have bombarded a department of WEMA financial institution in Iyin-Ekiti in Irepodun/Ifelodun native authorities space of Ekiti.

In keeping with The Nation, the six-man robbers arrived the city round three.30pm and blasted the safety doorways with explosive devise suspected to be dynamite.

They carted away a number of hundreds of thousands in an operation, which lasted 40 minutes.

The theft assault got here barely 24 hours after the police raised the alarm some bandits have been planning to invade the state and wreak havoc.

Eyewitness confirmed to The Nation the robbers had shot sporadically into the air to scare residents and merchants on the close by market earlier than gaining entry into the banking corridor.

The residents have been mentioned to have ran in numerous instructions because of the severity of the gunshots, which sources mentioned had despatched jitters around the spines of these round.

Autos touring throughout Ado-Iyin-Aramoko-Efon highway needed to take a detour to forestall being caught within the net of gunshots.

“The truth is, the police disillusioned us. They disillusioned the individuals of Iyin at this time. The robbers robbed for over 40 minutes with none problem.

“They got here in two autos , shot into the air and scared the individuals round away. The truth is, these within the close by market left their commodities and ran for his or her lives.

“The police station alongside Igede Ekiti was lower than 500 metres whereas the police patrol level alongside Ado Ekiti needs to be a kilometre away, however none of them responded for over 40 minutes the robbers operated.

“However we thank God no one was killed, however the agony of the gunshots was an excessive amount of on the locals”.

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Confirming the incident, Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti Command, Sunday Abutu, mentioned the police upon receiving the knowledge instantly visited the troubled spot.

“We received a misery name from Iyin Ekiti concerning the theft and we instantly dispatched our males and officers to the place.

“I wish to verify to you that the robbers are being chased as I converse with you and the dedication is to impact their arrest.

“We’re assuring the people who the hoodlums shall be arrested and delivered to justice. Ekiti will not be a protected haven for robbers and that we will proceed to maintain”.

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