The Police Command in Ekiti has recovered three automobiles deserted by robbers who invaded Wema Financial institution in Iyin-Ekiti on Friday.
The automobiles are Volkswagen Golf, marked GED 906 AA; Acura MDX Jeep marked LSR 327 CD; and Toyota Camry marked GED 106 ER.
Sunday Abutu, the Public Relations Officer, stated Improvised Explosive Units (IEDs), Indian hemp, alcoholic drinks and two cell telephones, had been additionally discovered.
Abutu, in a press release, recalled that the armed gang numbering about ten stormed the monetary establishment at about 3:55 pm.
The spokesman disclosed that they overpowered the policemen on guard on the financial institution as a consequence of their massive quantity.
He confirmed that an undisclosed amount of money was carted away however no casualty was recorded.
Abutu stated reinforcement to the scene pressured the robbers to retreat with the three automobiles.
The picture maker added that operatives chased them and exchanged fireplace throughout which they deserted the automobiles and bumped into the forest.
“The Operatives of the Ekiti State Police Command which includes the PMF, SARS, SAFER HIGHWAY in addition to the native Vigilante group, led by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), are at the moment combing the bush for the doable arrest of the suspects.
“The command implores all the nice individuals of Ekiti State to be vigilant and report back to the closest Police Station any suspicious actions or suspected individuals or teams of individuals they see of their Communities or name Police Management Room on telephone Quantity 08062335577,” he stated.