Operatives of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command have thwarted a bank burglary in Mpape, a couple of meters from Maitama, Abuja.
The police gunned down a suspect and captured four others inside a part of First Bank Plc.
As indicated by subtleties assembled, the robbers were caught in the bank for around four hours, following the appearance of security operatives who encompassed the structure.
Observers, as indicated by PUNCHng.com said when the looters would not give up or leave the bank, the police agents raged the corridor, executing one of the group individuals all the while.
The FCT Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma, affirmed the occurrence to Punch reporter.
He expressed, “It is a thwarted bank robbery; We prevented the looters from striking the bank. Four men were captured while a suspect was slaughtered.
“INvestigation has started to decide how they entered the bank and different things.”
A huge crowd thronged the scene as the news of the robbery spread,causing genuine traffic gridlock on the restricted street that leads into the community which is situated on a slope.