A few weeks ago, we reported that a bullion van was robbed around Koka junction along the Asaba-Benin Expressway an undisclosed amount of cash was carted away.
However SaharaReporters, three senior officials of the bank stormed the state police command, Asaba and met with the outgoing commissioner of police, Zanna Ibrahim and other officers and dropped the hint that the sum of $2 million was allegedly carted away by the armed robbers during the robbery.
“One Mr. Ikechulwu, head of operations, one Mr. Athanasius, the cash movement officer and a lady manager came to the command and met with the commissioner of police and other senior officers of the command and told us that the sum of $2 million was the amount carted away by the robbers during the bullion van robbery,” said the police source.
“As at this money no arrest has been made but I can tell you that some of the bank officials and the team of policemen who served as escort to the bullion van on the day of the robbery have been quizzed several times at the state police command. Though, we are suspecting a well-coordinated internal connivance in the robbery. But I can assure you that in no distance time the robbers will be arrested” senior Special Anti Robbery Squad official said.
Source: Sahara Reporters