Crime indeed does not pay. Recall the story of daredevil robbers that carted away money in sacks from several banks in Uromi, Edo state on Thursday, 24th February, 2022, things didn’t turn out as expected for them.
Youths of Ubiaja town were able to block Ubiaja Road by the rail line. This forced the robbers to abandon their loot and vehicles by the rail line and fled on motorcycles.
The vehicles and cash have been recovered. An arrest has also been made while security agencies are on the trail of the others.
Meanwhile,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
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