Security operatives arrest four suspects involved in bloody Benue bank robbery

Ogunsakin Mustapha
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Security operatives have arrested four more persons involved in a bloody robbery in five banks in Otukpo, Benue State on Friday afternoon.

The armed robbers attacked the banks with the use of explosives and sophisticated weapons, raided and robbed selected commercial banks in Otukpo, the headquarters of Benue South District in an operation that lasted about one hour.

The robbers, before attacking the police station in the area, had raided some banks including First Bank, United Bank for Africa, Zenith Bank, Access and Stanbic IBTC Bank and carted away an unverified amount of money.

Report says  the Joint Security Forces arrested four of the suspects involved in the bloody robbery which left 8 persons including a Police DPO dead along Otukpo Taraku road.

In a statement on Saturday night, the Benue State Police Command spokesman, Catherine Anene, earlier, explained that security operatives

intercepted the robbers along Otukpo-Taraku road and killed two of them.

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