Pulse.ng logo

Hardened Criminals Robbers abduct mother-of-four, steal N90,000 from ATM

Robbers forced mother-of-four to withdraw N90,000 from ATM after taking children hostage.

  • Published: , Refreshed:
ATM Cards play

ATM Cards


A mother-of-four was attacked by a three-man gang which forced her to withdrew N90,000 from an ATM.

The leader of the gang, has however, been arrested by the  Ondo State Police Command.

The gang reportedly attacked the victim identified as Folashade Jayeoba and held her four kids hostage before leading her to an ATM to withdraw the sum after she said she had no money at home, Daily Post reports.

ALSO READ: Prostitute steals 'customer's ATM card, clears account

The leader of the gang, Samuel Ayodele, aged 23, was apprehended by the police shortly after the victim lodged a complaint.

While parading the suspect, the State Police Commissioner, Hilda Harrison, said the robbers invaded the house of the victim and stole some of her valuables, including a flat-screen television.

“They abducted the victim and her four children and led them to Keystone Bank in Alagbaka, Akure, where she was forced to withdraw N90,000.

He added,“They collected the money from the victim before she and the children were set free by the suspects,” he added

Daily Post reports that the victim alerted the police about the incident which eventually led to the arrest of the gang leader at Gaga Oke-Aro area in Akure.

ALSO READ: Driver steals boss’ ATM card, withdraws N2.7m

The suspect reportedly confessed to the crime during interrogation and the stolen items were recovered from Ayodele's house.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Nigeria?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +2349055172167, Social Media @pulsenigeria247: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng. More information here.