May 25, 2012 – GTBank Staff & 10 Others Arrested For Armed Robbery
The Lagos State Police Command has apprehended 11 armed robbery suspects which includes 5 GTBank employee in the Gbagada area of Lagos State, Nigeria.
A GTB Bank Senior staff who planned the operation had earlier invited a notorious armed robber named Sodiq who recruited six other gang members to carry out the operation.
This operation which also involved a Security guard of the bank and 3 other staff members with the aim of robbing a customer deposting 10 millions in their bank.
The armed robbery gang procured guns in Lagos and ordered the rest from Edo State.
We learnt two pistols were already concealed in the bank’s Computer Central Processing Unit with plans to use them on the day of the robbery. Police Intelligence Report got information about the planned robbery and position their officers on the D-day.
Sodiq wore a kaftan, other Robbers are in suits and smart wears, while plain-clothed policemen had cordoned off the area. The police started picking the robbers and their weapons few minutes to the commencement of their robbery operation.
A job well done to the Police Officers involved in this Operation.