Ekiti Bank Robbery: Robbers Flee With Cash Into Forest, Abandon Vehicles

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The Ekiti State Police Command has confirmed the recovery of three vehicles abandoned by an armed robbery gang that invaded a bank in Iyin-Ekiti on Friday afternoon.


The command disclosed this in a statement by Sunday Abutu, its Public Relations Officer, on behalf of the State Commissioner of Police, Tunde Mobayo.


According to the statement, the three vehicles were recovered with some Improvised Explosive Devices, some wraps of Indian hemp, alcoholic drinks and two cell phones.


The command said the robbers, numbering 10 and heavily armed, stormed the Iyin-Ekiti branch of Wema Bank at about 3:55pm.


They came in a Volkswagen Golf car, marked GED 906 AA, one Acura MDX Jeep, marked LSR 327 CD, and a Toyota Camry car with Reg. No GED 106 ER.

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