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Robbers Raid Diamond, Access Banks In FESTAC

Posted: Oct 13, 2015 at 11:14 am   /   by   /   comments (1)

Robbers, Tuesday morning stormed FESTAC Town, in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State, in military fatigue and raided three banks on 4th avenue in the area.

Vanguard gathered that the heavily armed robbers who came via the canal in speed boats blew up the security doors of Diamond, Finbank and Access banks and carted away unspecified amount of money.

It was learned that the robbers announced their presence with sporadic shootings which sent everyone in the vicinity scampering to safety. Several persons were reported injured in the process.

Vanguard at the time of this report cannot ascertained if customers and staff of the affected banks were hurt during the operation.  However, eyewitnesses said that the men of the underworld shot indiscriminately while they were been chased by the Police and youth in the area as they made good their escape.

Source: Vanguard

Comments (1)

  • Oct 13, 2015 at 12:13 pm HolySeer

    Sincerely, it is to early for Lagos to degenerate into this chaos within 6months of this present Government. Someone was there 8 solid years, things were well managed. Instead of consolidating on the gains of the past government, now in Lagos, it is back to square one: predominance of insecurity, uncontrolled traffic jam is back, etc. Where is Fashola!!!!!!

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