By Niyi Olutunde, Akure
At least seven people have lost their lives in a bank robbery which lasted for an hour on Monday in Ido-Ani, headquarters of Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State.
The robbers who attacked a branch of the First Bank Plc in the town
also carted away an undisclose amount of money.
It was gathered that the robbers drove a Sports Utility Vehicle to the
bank and went straight to the banking hall, causing serious tension within the bank premises.
Sources in the town revealed that five officials of the bank and two
customers were killed by the robbers, while one of the robbers was also shot dead by the police.
Also, it was learnt that a Police officer was killed by the robbers
during the operation which threw the town into serious tension.
Besides, many customers and officials of the bank were beating to pulp by the robbers, while efforts to avert the robbery by the police failed.
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Mr Femi Joseph said he could not give details of the incident yet.
However, it was learnt that the armed bandits numbering six shot
sporadically into the air when they stormed the town apparently to
scare the people after which they moved to the bank.
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