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10 days after Offa robbery, suspected armed robbers attack bank, kill police in Ekiti

10 days after Offa robbery, suspected armed robbers attack bank, kill police in Ekiti

- Suspected armed robbers have attacked First Bank and killed a policeman in Ekiti state

- Armed robbers had last week attacked some banks and carted away undisclosed amount in Offa, Kwara state

- The corpse of the slain mobile police officer was said to have been evacuated to an undisclosed mortuary in the area

A mobile police officer was, on Thursday, April 19, killed during a bank robbery at First Bank in Ifaki-Ekiti, Ekiti state.

The Punch reports that the robbers carted away an undisclosed amount of money before the arrival of security operatives.

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Legit.ng gathered that the incident which was made known in the pictures that surfaced online showed some residents gathered at the bank premises.

10 days after Offa robbery, suspected armed robbers attack First Bank, kill police in Ekiti

A First Bank in Ifaki-Ekiti after the armed robbers' attack

The corpse of the slain mobile police officer was said to have been evacuated to an undisclosed mortuary in the area.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the Chief Imam of Ijagbo, Muftau Jamiu, on Sunday, April 8, narrated how his brother, Alawunde Jamiu, died during the armed robbery experienced by some banks in Offa, Kwara state, on Thursday, April 5.

10 days after Offa robbery, suspected armed robbers attack First Bank, kill police in Ekiti

Residents lamenting after an armed robbers' attack on a First Bank in Ifaki-Ekiti

Recall that robbers, said to be numbering about 15, had attacked and robbed some banks, killed and injured scores of victims on Thursday, April 5.

10 days after Offa robbery, suspected armed robbers attack First Bank, kill police in Ekiti

Residents lamenting after an armed robbers' attack on a First Bank in Ifaki-Ekiti

Though the Kwara state commissioner of police, Lawan Ado, said 17 people comprising nine policemen and eight civilians died in the robbery incident, the operations commander, Vigilante Group of Nigeria, Offa chapter, Wasiu Adepoju, said the vigilantes counted about 50 dead bodies after the incident.

The affected banks are Union Bank, EcoBank, Guarantee Trust Bank, First Bank, Zenith Bank and Ibolo Micro Finance Bank.

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