The police have confirmed an end to the siege by law enforcement agents on a bank branch in Abuja following a robbery incident
Some armed robbers attacked the bank in Mpape area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Saturday, December 28 – The robbers, who arrived shooting, gained access into the bank but were blocked from leaving with their loot by a combined force of policemen and soldiers
One of the robbers, who stepped outside, was sent back in with a hail of bullets and has been confirmed killed by police Four members of an armed robbery gang that stormed a bank in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja have been arrested while one of them was also confirmed killed.
Daily Trust reports that the spokesperson of the FCT police command, ASP Mariam Yusuf, confirmed that normalcy has been restored in the area just hours after the five-man gang stormed the area.
One of those arrested, police said, was a staff of the bank who worked as an insider for the robbers
Channels TV confirmed the standoff on Saturday, December 28 in a singular tweet.
JUST IN: Police, Army Trap Robbers In Abuja Bank.
— Channels Television (@channelstv) December 28, 2019
A brode daylight bank robbery happening now in Mpape Abuja, men of @NGRpolice are on already ground. Cc. @channelstv @seunokin @AIT_Online @Omojuwa @TVCconnect @NigeriaInfoAbj @Gidi_Traffic #eyewitness #Iliwitness @renoomokri pic.twitter.com/eoCY47WCYB
— OMA YACHE (@Oma_Yache) December 28, 2019