BY DAUD OLATUNJI
ABEOKUTA – Ogun State Police Command said it had arrested five suspects and recovered a sum of N6 million from a gang of armed robbers that attacked a new generation bank in Sagamu town of Ogun State.
The police Public Relations Officer in the state, Muyiwa Adejobi in a statement yesterday in Abeokuta, said the suspects were arrested for their alleged conspiracy in the incident.
Vanguard gathered that, the dare-devil robbers stormed the bank at about 2.30a.m. on Sunday and allegedly broke the Automated Teller Machines before the information got to the policemen around the area who then chased them away.
It was further gathered that the gang acted on a tip-off few hours after the machines were re-loaded with millions of naira.
Adejobi disclosed that policemen on patrol raced to the scene in Armoured Personnel Carrier, APC, which made the robbers to flee through the jungle behind the bank and left the N6million loot.