BY AUSTIN OGWUDA, Asaba
ANOTHER bank robbery took place in the early hours of yesterday at Agbor, Delta State.The Manager of Zenith Bank was kidnapped from his home and taken along with them to the bank to enable easy access to the vault.
State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr. Charles Muka who confirmed the story gave an account of the incident:
“Today at 12.30am, armed men attempted to use dynamites to break into the bank ,but failed to gain access into the vault”.
The PPRO further said that “the command quickly mobilized in different directions to counter the gun-men and at Ogwashi-Uku road, the gang ran into the joint patrol team of police who dealt a blow on the gang although they escaped.
One Corporal was fatally wounded”, adding that “the gang had kidnapped the branch manager and took him to the bank,but he later returned”.