Robbers Burnt To Ash In Failed Bank-Heist In Oyo

Armed robbers burnt to death in Oyo state

Three armed robbery gang have met an untimely death in the hands of a mob in a failed bank heist at an old generation bank in Okeho, Oyo State.

According to the police command, Gbenga Fadeyi, he said in a statement that the robbers who rode in an 18-seater bus arrived at the bank premises at about 3 pm on Wednesday, July 29, gained entrance into the bank using dynamites and AK-47 riffles shots to blow the bank security door.

Fadeyi said a collaborative effort from the Police Tactical teams, Vigilante and hunters yielded results as the robbers failed to cart away money.

Three armed robbers burnt to death in oyo

Fadeyi added that while the robbers fled the scene of the attack, the 18-seater bus they rode in, somersaulted, which was followed by an ambush by the mob before setting them ablaze

The police spokesperson added that the state Commissioner of Police has directed all the Police Tactical teams including the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Mobile Police Force (PMF 72) and Police personnel from Okeho Area Command and nearby Divisions to be on the trail of other members of the fleeing robbery gang who escaped in different directions.

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