Feb 23, 2017 – Armed Robbery At Zenith Bank In Owerri Imo State: 12 Robbers Invade Bank In Broad-daylight, 3 Killed
A Zenith bank branch located around Dan Anyiam stadium in Owerri, the capital city of Imo state welcomed some unwanted visitors around midday yesterday.
According to eyewitnesses who took cover, about 12 dare devil robbers invaded the Zenith bank yesterday around 2:00pm. They reportedly shot sporadically into the air to scare away customers after overpowering the security operatives attached to the bank.
In the operation that lasted several hours, the dare devils operated unchallenged.
However as they were about leaving the bank, police officials stationed around the bank opened fire on them. They managed to shoot down one of them while others escaped.
The dead robber
Two others said to be customers of the bank also died after being hit by stray bullets.
Several people who sustained serious injuries were rushed to the Federal Medical Centre Owerri for immediate treatment.