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First Bank Staff, Three Others Arrested, One Killed As Armed Robbers Invade Mpape Branch of First Bank, Abuja This Morning (Photo+Video)

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Four out of six armed robbers who invaded a branch of First Bank in Mpape, Abuja on Saturday have been apprehended by the security operatives and killed one.

The armed robbers were said to have stormed the bank shooting sporadically into the air to scare people away.

Some staff of the bank were on duty to balance their account as at time of the incident.

They were said to have succeeded in gaining entry into the banking hall. But shortly after gaining access, the police and army arrived the scene but the robbers had refused to come out of the bank.

It was gathered that one of the robbers who made attempt to force his way out was shot but remained indoor with gunshots injury.

The FCT Police Command has foiled an attempted robbery at a First Bank PLC branch in Mpape, a suburb of the capital city. The spokesperson of the command, ASP Mariam Yusuf, confirmed to our reporter that normalcy has been restored in the area after four of the suspects were arrested and one of them gunned down.

The CP, Bala Ciroma, confirmed that one of those arrested was a staff of the bank, who was acting as an insider for the four others.

He said it was a foiled robbery attempt as nothing was lost or taken away from the bank.

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