Ekiti Bank Robbery: CCTV Captured Staff Stealing Money, Say Police
Ekiti State Commissioner of Police , Mr Asuquo Amba , said on Friday that the Inspector General of Police , Mohammed Adamu , had ordered a thorough investigation into Thursday ’s armed robbery attack on the Oye Ekiti branch of a new generation bank and the Oye Police Division.
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Speaking further, he said the staffs opened the vault by 3:05p.m . and the robbers blew up the security door at 3:12 pm. , this gave a strong suspicion that there was internal collaboration in this matter. What we have seen is that there is a missing chain in the link. It is that missing chain that we are working out . And I can assure you that we will mend the missing chain to get the result of our investigation , ” he said . Amba alleged that the CCTV also revealed how the bankers and a customer , who ran inside upon hearing the gunshots, had used the robbery opportunity to stuff money into their pockets as they moved frequently into the vault before the bandits blew the security door with dynamite. He said the robbers had during the attack on the police division used about seven or eight improvised explosive devices. The Divisional Police Officer was quite lucky because I went to his office, his seat was pierced . There was consistent firing. They went to almost all the offices and they attempted to get to the armoury , they were not able to breakthrough .”