Uromi bank robbery: Police confirm recovery of N37m, 5 vehicles

The Police in Edo, on Friday, confirmed that some monies carted away during the deadly bank robbery in Uromi have been recovered. Commissioner of Police, Phillip Ogbadu spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

Uromi bank robbery: Police confirm recovery of N37m, 5 vehicles
The Police in Edo, on Friday, confirmed that some monies carted away during the deadly bank robbery in Uromi have been recovered. Commissioner of Police, Phillip Ogbadu spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). On Thursday afternoon, around 20 armed men attacked four banks in the town, operating for two hours. About N37million and five cars suspected to have been used for the operation were recovered from a bush. The CP said the assailants abandoned the cash and vehicles after realizing that the police were closing in. Edo Deputy Governor, Phillip Shaibu visited Uromi, under Esan North-East Local Government Area, over the incident. He consoled the people and business owners, assuring that the perpetrators would be apprehended.