Breaking: One dead, three arrested as Police foil bank robbery in Abuja
Operatives of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command on Saturday foiled a bank robbery in a First Bank branch located in Mpape, a suburb in Abuja.
According to eyewitness accounts, the robbers invaded the premises of the bank as early as 10am.
However, less than 30 minutes into their operation, a powerful police team led by the FCT commissioner of Police Bala Ciroma arrived the bank premises.
Two of the robbers reportedly surrendered while one who disguised in security uniform was killed by the security operatives .
The suspected robbers are said to be young guys between the ages of 25-35.
Mpape village a very busy place is now deserted as motorists abandoned their vehicles and scampered for safety.
It became very clear that the thieves had hit the rock and luck had ran out of them when the personnel sorrounded the premises of the bank.
Soldiers were also said to be involved in the Operations that led to the arrest ot the robbers.
The operations which ended around 1pm this afternoon was said to have lasted for more than an hour.