No less than one authority of another age bank has lost his life following an arm burglary assault on a bullion van passing money from Aba on to Umuahia.
Aro Okeigbo Blog reports that the occurrence which occurred on Tuesday at around 1:30 pm at Ntigha intersection at Enugu-Port Harcourt freeway way likewise left one of the burglars dead.
Strutting the body of the killed looter, advertising official of Abia State Police Command, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna on Tuesday said the burglars blockaded the freeway where they laid snare hanging tight for the bullion van.
With an end goal to get away, the yet-to-be-distinguished official of the bank who was accompanying the money was killed on the spot while three cops were harmed.
An AK47 rifle with three stacked magazines lashed were recuperated from the looters. He expressed, “In light of a misery call, groups of strategic agents were dispatched to the scene. At the scene, one controller Leo Francis of CTU (Counter Terrorist Unit) base 4 Aba was met and he expressed that he alongside five others while accompanying a bullion van from Ogukwu roads Aba to Umuahia ran into a posse of equipped burglars who had blockaded the high way and were terminating irregularly. “Endeavors made to stop the bullion van and escort vehicle yielded no profit as the driver drifted into the shrubbery. “The money official going with the bullion van was shot dead on the spot, three police officers on escort supported projectile wounds while one of the furnished looters was killed and his AK 47, rifle with 90 rounds of ammo was recuperated. “The harmed cops were hurried to the clinic while the departed, are stored in the mortuary for protection. An examination has initiated.” The burglars were said to have trucked away with an undisclosed amount of money.
The police representative approached Abians to continuously chip in data to the police for fast mediation. He likewise spoke to emergency clinics in the state to report anybody in their offices with slug wounds for examination as a portion of the burglars escaped with shot wounds.