Six Dead, Several Injured In Horrific Ondo Bank Robbery

ondAccording to police reports, no fewer than six persons have lost their lives to an armed robbery operation in a First Bank at Ido Ani, Ondo State.

The report states that the victims included a police inspector; the Vice Principal of the Ido Ani Grammar School, Mr David Oluloro; and employees of the bank.

It was gathered that the robbers gained entry into the bank around 2:30pm after they blew off the door with a substance suspected to be dynamite and asked the workers to open the Automated Teller Machines and stole unspecified amount of money from the machines.

Reports claimed a combined team of policemen and soldiers stormed the scene and engaged the hoodlums in a gun duel, stating that some of some of the robbers escaped with gunshot injuries.

The Police Public Relations Officer for the state, Mr Femi Joseph, confirmed the incident and said one suspect had been arrested.

He stated that the bandits did not cart away with huge sums of money but that they stole the small amount inside the ATM

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