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First Bank Robbery: Full-scale Manhunt For Criminals Ordered

KOGI, NIGERIA - A “full-scale manhunt” for the criminals, who invaded the Isanlu branch of First Bank of Nigeria Limited in the Yagba East Local Government Area of Kogi State, and also the Divisional Police Headquarters in Isanlu, and killed some officers on duty, was on Friday (today) ordered by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP)  Muhammed Adamu.

It would be recalled that about seven security personnel on duty at the bank and some passers-by were killed by the robbers on Thursday (yesterday). 

The IGP in a statement said: “The IGP while condemning the incident, has deployed a team of crack detectives from the Intelligence Response Team, the Special Tactical Squad, and Federal-SARS to Kogi State to ensure that the criminals are apprehended and brought to book.

“The IGP has also directed the AIG of Police in charge of the Zone-8 Police Headquarters, Lokoja, AIG Yunana Babas, to immediately assess and review the security arrangement in Kogi State and environ so as to prevent any future occurrence of such untoward incident in the State."

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