N35m recovered robbers in Edo State

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A total sum of Thirty-five million Naira has been recovered from the armed robbers who raided four banks in Uromi, headquarters of Esan North-East Local government Area of Edo State on Thursday, February 24.

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According to reports, shortly after the robbers fled the scene, Ubiaja youths were able to block Ubiaja Road by the rail line, forcing the robbers to abandon their cash-laden vehicles off the rail line and flee in motorcycles.

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The vehicles and cash have been recovered and the money that was recovered was taken to Ubiaja police station where the total sum counted so far was pegged at N35 million.

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Confirming this development, Bello Kotongs, spokesperson of the state police command said the recovered money was currently in the custody of the police.

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