Police recover vehicles used for Kogi bank robbery

The Kogi State Police Command said it had recovered three vehicles used for bank robbery operations on Tuesday in Ankpa area of the state.

The vehicles were said to have been abandoned at the scene of the robbery by the fleeing armed robbers.

A statement of confirmation released Wednesday by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP William Aya, noted that “consequent upon the robbery attack on the United Bank for Africa, First bank and Zenith bank Ankpa simultaneously, the Commissioner of Police, Edward Egbuka, immediately led a team of tactical operatives to the scenes for an on-the-spot assessment.”

According to him, the police personnel on duty both at the station and the banks quickly recovered from the sudden attack and gallantly repelled the attackers who were forced to flee: some into nearby bushes, others with their vehicles.

Aya explained that the hoodlums abandoned three vehicles used for the operation in their haste to escape, while some of them were already with bullet wounds.

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