Police operatives have foiled a bank robbery in Mpape, Abuja, gunning down a suspect and arrested four others inside a branch of First Bank Plc, the FCT Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma has confirmed.
The robbers ran out of luck with the arrival of the police who surrounded the building following an alert. But they refused to surrender despite pleadings from the police.
The police operatives therefore stormed the hall, killing one of the gang members in the process.
The CP said, “It is a foiled bank robbery; We stopped the robbers from raiding the bank. Four men were arrested while a suspect was killed.
“Investigation has commenced to determine how they entered the bank and other things.”
A huge crowd was seen at the scene as the news of the robbery spread, causing heavy traffic jam.