Armed robbers invade MTN office in Kebbi

The Kebbi Police Command has confirmed the invasion of the MTN office in Tudun Wada area of Birnin Kebbi by three armed robbers on Wednesday 22nd January 2020.

The Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Nafi’u Abubakar, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Thursday. “Yes, the robbery took place and investigation has since begun.

Earlier, Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki, the MTN Manager in Kebbi state told NAN that the robbers stormed the shop around 2.pm on Wednesday and took away about N4.5 million.

 Still speaking he said “The armed robbers carried out the operation in less than five minutes when they stormed our office at around 2 pm and carted away nothing less than N4.5 million.

 He explained that the three masked armed robbers arrived at the office in a Toyota saloon car with Bauchi state number plate. “On arrival, the robbers, armed with AK 47 ordered all the people outside the office to lie down while wielding their guns.”

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He butressed that one of the rubbers was left outside holding those laying down hostage at gunpoint. Dasuki explained that the remaining two shot into the air immediately after they gained entry into the office and demanded money.

However, he added that the robbers must have trailed one of the staff members from a bank, where he withdrew money for office transactions. “As soon as they got into the office, they demanded the money by asking where is the money, where is the money? “They carted away the money in less than five minutes’ operation; they stole over N4.5 million,” Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki said.


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