5-Year-old Girl, Security Officer Killed in Ekiti Bank Robbery


Two people including a five year old girl and a security guard man were killed in  Oye Ekiti during a bank robbery on Thursday afternoon

The deceased were said to be hit by bullet  shot by criminals while attempting to flee the scene

Also police patrol vehicle which was hijacked  and use to blocked the highway  was set ablaze after the operation

A branch of the United Bank for Africa UBA was robbed by robbers  and an undisclosed amount of money was carted away

An eye witness told our reporter that the robbers came in around 3.pm and their operation lasted for about 30 mins

A students who spoke with our reporter said” when they came they shot severally and we all scampered for safety.

Ekiti state  police command’s Public Relations Officers Mr Caleb Ikechukwu  who confirmed the  incident said the robbers gained entrance through the use of dynamites.

He added that   operatives of  Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS)  and combined 33 police mobile force  (PMF)  are already trailing the armed robber and  information at our disposal is that they escaped through the bush path.

Ikechukwu however promised to give  further details  as soon as possible

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