December 1st, 2017 – Lapai Niger State Bank Robberies: 50 Robbers Attack UBA And First Bank In Lapai Niger State, Kill 2 Policemen & 4 Others
Some dare devil robbers on Wednesday invaded the premise of a police station in Lapai LGA of Niger state, killing 2 policemen on duty and injuring 4 others.
The armed robbers numbering about 50 reportedly placed several road blocks in the city to prevent police and other security operatives from reaching them as they carried out robbery operations at First Bank and UBA where they carted away an undisclosed huge amount of money using “Ghana must go” bags.
According to eyewitnesses, the robbers who came in 3 Hilux vehicles broke into two groups on reaching Gulu Lapai road.
They reportedly shot into the air to scare people away before invading the banks.
4 customers of the banks were shot dead as 12 sustained gunshot wounds.