Police Recover N34M From Robbers Who Raided Uromi Banks


The Public relations Officer of Edo State Police Command, Bello Kotongs, has confirmed the recovery of about N34 million from the armed robbers who raided five banks in Uromi, headquarters of Esan North-East Local Government Area of Edo State.

The armed gang had broken into Zenith, UBA, Unity, First and Union Banks in Uromi, gunning down seven persons, including two security personnel.

While escaping through Ubiaja axis of a neighbouring LGA after the operation, some youths were said to have blocked the road which forced the robbers to abandon the items recovered by the police.

Bello confirmed that upon receiving the information that some vehicles suspected to have been used by the robbers were abandoned at Oruen Quarter's Bush of Ubiaja in Esan South East Local Government of the State, they mobilised to the scene.

He said the police recovered  two small bags containing women Items, one Union Bank ATM card and  Thirty four million, five hundred and ten thousand Naira cash ( #34,510,000.00).
“Other recovered items were One Red Colour Camry car with Reg.No. EZA 105 KJA, One ash Colour Camry Car with Reg. No.  KWL 19 DU, One Dark Ash colour corolla car with Reg. No. UBJ 734 SZ, One Lexus 330 car with Reg. No. AAA 973 FL, One Red Q. Link M/CYCLE With Reg. No. EZA 105 QN, One Red Day Long M/Cycle With Reg. No. ENU 204 QL, used for the operation.”

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