Photos: Two Bank Robbers Shot Dead by Police


RICHARD AKINTADE, OSOGBO – Two armed robbers were on Friday shot dead by men of the Osun State Police Command. The dare-devil armed robbers had attacked a new generation bank in Ikirun, Osun State in the early hours of Friday, carting away millions of Naira.

Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relation Officer in the State, DSP Folashade Odoro explained that the robbers attacked the bank with dynamite and placed explosives in strategic location in the area where the bank is located with the plan to detonate them one after the other to aid the robbery operation.   
Odoro said that men of police anti-bomb squad were able to identify the explosives and successfully diffused them.

She said that one of the robbers who sustained bullet injury was arrested by policemen while the rest of them escaped into the residential areas. She urged residents to report any strange individual in their areas to the police immediately.


She added that the police recovered some pistols from the armed robbers and that the money they carted away from the bank was also recovered from them.