A gang of armed men who attempted to rub the Mpape branch of First Bank in Abuja this Saturday have been arrested.
The armed robbers were arrested in a joint operation by officers of the Nigerian Police and some Galant soldiers.
According to the CP Bala Ciroma, one was gunned down with four others arrested, including a staff of the bank (First Bank Plc).
Meanwhile, First Bank Plc in a statement signed by Folake Ani-Mumuney, Group Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications, while confirming the incident said;
“We wish to inform everyone that the attempted robbery incident that happened at one of our branches in Abuja has been foiled; customers and staff are unhurt; and the suspects have been apprehended.
The immediate response by the police and military is very commendable and we truly appreciate them for their doggedness and commitment”.
See the pictures of the arrested gang members below;