Police kill 1, arrest 4 in foiled bank robbery in Abuja
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police on Saturday, December 28, 2019 killed one person and arrested four suspects in a foiled bank robbery in Mpape, Abuja.
Pulse Nigeria earlier reported that a team of police and soldiers arrived the scene shortly after the armed robbers gained access into 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,” Mariam said.
She also said that the Commissioner of Police in charge of the Command, Mr Bala Ciroma had ordered discreet investigation into the incident.
She called on FCT residents to remain calm, as normalcy had been restored and pledged the commitment of the police to nip crime in the bud and ensure safety in the territory.
Yusuf urged the public to call on the police through this phone numbers 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 or 08028940883 in case of emergency.
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