Police Officer, 2 Armed Robbers Die in Abuja Bank Robbery

Date:

June 14, 2024.

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Azonuchechi Chukwu.

Men of the night known as armed robbers on Thursday evening stormed a bank complex in the Abaji Area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) killing a police man and shooting a security guard of the bank.

The incident occurred at about 6 pm on Thursday when the robbers alighted from a vehicle, shot sporadically at a police station located close to the bank.

After killing an officer, they made their way to the bank premises shooting sporadically.

While a guard was shot as he attempted to flee at the bank premises, the robbers attempted to break into the strong room of the bank but were unsuccessful.

The police reportedly mobilised and were joined by soldiers and vigilantes who engaged the robbers in a shootout killing two of the robbers in the process.

Angry residents reportedly seized one of the robbers and set him on fire, according to one of the residents who spoke to newsmen.

The FCT Police Command while confirming the incident said it has deployed operatives of the anti-robbery squad and local security operatives to trail the fleeing robbers.(www.naija247news.com).

Chukwu Azochukwu, The Naija247news
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Azonuchechi Chukwu - Business Journalist at Naija247news.com Azonuchechi Chukwu is a seasoned business journalist contributing to the insightful coverage of economic and financial news at Naija247news.com. With a passion for unraveling the complexities of the business world, Azonuchechi brings a wealth of expertise and dedication to his role. As a Business Journalist, Azonuchechi specializes in providing comprehensive analyses of market trends, corporate developments, and economic indicators. His in-depth reports offer Naija247news.com readers a nuanced understanding of the forces shaping the Nigerian and global business landscapes. Azonuchechi Chukwu's commitment to journalistic excellence is evident in his ability to translate complex financial information into accessible and engaging narratives. Whether exploring stock market fluctuations, corporate strategies, or economic policies, he strives to deliver content that empowers readers with valuable insights. With an educational background in business and a keen interest in the intersection of finance and technology, Azonuchechi stays at the forefront of industry dynamics. His coverage extends beyond traditional financial reporting, encompassing the dynamic realms of fintech, entrepreneurship, and sustainable business practices. Azonuchechi Chukwu's work goes beyond the surface, aiming to foster financial literacy and awareness among Naija247news.com's audience. By demystifying economic complexities and shedding light on emerging opportunities, he plays a pivotal role in keeping readers well-informed in the fast-paced world of business. As Naija247news.com's Business Journalist, Azonuchechi Chukwu continues to make meaningful contributions to the platform's mission of delivering timely, accurate, and relevant business news to its diverse audience. His dedication to journalistic integrity and his ability to navigate the intricacies of the business realm make him an invaluable asset to the Naija247news.com team.

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