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BREAKING: Police Arrest ‘Mastermind’ Of Abuja Bank Robbery

File picture of police arresting suspects on the scene of the theft.


The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has arrested the final suspect and the alleged mastermind of the foiled theft within the Mpape space of Abuja.

He is recognized as Ernest Ewim.

The arrest of the suspect comes barely one week after the failed theft assault and this brings the whole variety of all suspects arrested in reference to the theft to 5.

READ ALSO: How Abuja Bank Robbers Planned ‘Failed’ Heist In Six Days

This is asides the sixth robber who was killed in a shoot-out on the day of the theft.

One of the suspects, Prince Obinna who’s knowledgeable photographer had earlier narrated to Channels Television how he was introduced into the deal by Ewim.

He defined that Ewim, who works as a bartender at a pub requested him to organise his associates who had been within the heist.

An try by the suspects to rob the financial institution on Saturday, December 28 was foiled by a mixed staff of the Police, the Army and the Department of State Security (DSS) who arrived within the space simply when the robbers had made their approach in.

They had been paraded on Tuesday on the Headquarters of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command.

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