Monday, 25 July 2016

Daredevil armed robbers shoot at bank customer's vehicle, cart away N4.3 million in Abuja

Daredevil armed robbers robbed a bank customer in front of a bank at Phase 4, Kubwa, Abuja at about 10am today.

 According to Sahara Reporters, the robbers, brandishing sophisticated weapons trailed the victim, a staff of Total Filling Station, who came to make a deposit at the bank, shot at his vehicle and then carted away the sum of N4.3m.

He did not sustain any injury, however, a staff of Etisalat, who operate a mobile shop in front of the bank, was shot and rushed to the hospital.

"I was standing right here when I saw a car in high-speed stop right in front of the bank. Four men came out with guns and they started shooting at a car. One of them opened the trunk of the car and removed a bag filled with money," an eyewitness, Jubril Mohammed told SR.
A police officer who was attached to the bank also exchanged fire with the robbers while residents were said to have scampered for safety when gunshots echoed throughout the neighborhood.

Business activities in the bank was put on hold and customers turned away. Armed policemen arrived at the scene of the incident after the robbers had already fled. The police gathered evidence, including a cartridge of live ammunition and the victim's vehicle.

Source: Sahara Reporters

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