Female police officer among those killed in Edo bank robbery attacks

Six persons including two policemen reportedly lost their lives in a coordinated robbery attack on commercial banks in Uromi, headquarters of Esan North-East Local Government Area of Edo State.

Large sums of money were carted away by the criminals and sadly a female police officer killed was killed.

A Facebook user, Sunday Ehimare Inegbenose identified the offise as his neighbour.

“The female police woman who lost her life to the robbery attack in Uromi yesterday. She’s the only female child of her parents, and my neighbour.
May her soul rest in peace.”  he wrote.

Spokesperson of the State Police Command, Bello Kontongs said four banks and some police station were attacked, while two police personnel and five civilians lost their lives.

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