Police kill one, arrest four suspects in foiled Abuja bank robbery


The FCT Police Command said on Saturday that it killed one person and arrested four suspects in a foiled bank robbery in Mpape area of the territory.

A statement by the Deputy Police Public Relations Officer of the command, Mariam Yusuf, an assistant superintendent of police, said the suspects were arrested while trying to escape.

She said the prompt response to a distress call by operatives of the command foiled the attempted robbery of a First Bank branch in the area.

“Police operatives were immediately deployed to the scene and engaged in cross fire with the robbers thereby foiling the attack on the bank.

“The operation, with the backup of soldiers, led to the arrest of four suspects and killing of one person while trying to escape,” she said.

Mrs Yusuf said the Commissioner…



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