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Delta Robbery: Armed Robbers Cart Away Millions Of Naira, Kill One, Drive DPO, Policemen Away



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Extra information regarding Tuesday’s assault on the United Financial institution for Africa (UBA), Issele-Uku department, headquarters of Aniocha North Native Authorities Space of Delta state by daredevil armed robbers have emerged.

The armed robbers on Tuesday afternoon invaded the UBA financial institution, Issele-Uku department, carting away thousands and thousands of naira after unleashing mayhem and destroying properties. 

The stress pressured employees and clients round to scamper to security.

SaharaReporters gathered that the bloody operation which lasted over an hour, led to the killing of a resident. 

The sufferer was killed by a stray bullet whereas some others sustained bullet wounds.


A resident of the neighborhood who witnessed the incident and spoke on situation of anonymity, stated the armed robbers, who invaded the financial institution had a few of their gang members stationed at completely different vantage positions in the neighborhood whereas a few of them had been on the financial institution. 

“The armed robbers got here nicely ready. It was like an American motion film. The robbers had refined weapons. Sounds of gunshots rented all the village whereas the operation was on. There was panic all over the place and the police had been nowhere to be discovered. As they had been taking pictures sporadically, stray bullets hit somebody and she or he died instantly and others had bullet wounds.

“Our hopes had been dashed as we had been relying on the police station within the city. As this was happening, we heard the the Divisional Police Officer and his males had gone into hiding elsewhere. We heard that the robbers earlier visited the police station and had been trying to find the DPO and his males however the police who acquired wind of their presence rapidly took cowl. The destruction on the financial institution was huge.

“If I’m not mistaken, three years in the past, the identical financial institution was attacked and robbed and a few thousands and thousands of naira had been stolen. So many individuals, particularly clients had been left with severe wounds. When in the present day’s theft incident was happening, so many people had been calling traces made obtainable to the general public to succeed in out to the safety outfit code named ‘Operation Delta Hawk’ that was inaugurated by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa final yr, however sadly they by no means confirmed up until the robbers left the neighborhood.”

When contacted, the appearing Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Vibrant Edafe, Delta State Police Command, confirmed the theft incident, saying, “The command is already on the prime of the state of affairs. Our males are presently within the bush trailing a few of the gang members who bumped into the bush. For the now, we do not have the correct variety of casualties.”


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