IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun Condemns Deadly Bank Robbery in Otukpo, Benue State

IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun Condemns Deadly Bank Robbery in Otukpo, Benue State

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has issued a strong condemnation of the recent armed bank robbery in Otukpo, Benue State, which resulted in the tragic loss of lives of both Police Officers and innocent civilians.

Tragic Loss of Lives in Otukpo: IGP Strongly Denounces Bank Robbery

The brazen attack by daredevil armed robbers on banks in Otukpo, Benue State, on Friday, led to the unfortunate killing of three police officers and several innocent civilians.

Swift Action Promised: IGP Reacts to Armed Bank Robbery in Benue State

In a statement, the Police Spokesman, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, conveyed the IGP’s heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims.

The IGP assured that every effort would be made to swiftly apprehend the individuals responsible for this heinous act.

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IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun Condemns Deadly Bank Robbery in Otukpo, Benue State

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has issued a strong condemnation of the recent armed bank robbery in Otukpo, Benue State.

This incident resulted in the tragic loss of lives, including both Police Officers and innocent civilians.

Tragic Loss of Lives in Otukpo: IGP Strongly Denounces Bank Robbery

Naija News reports that on a fateful Friday, daredevil armed robbers targeted banks in Otukpo, Benue State.

This brazen attack led to the unfortunate killing of three police officers and several innocent civilians, highlighting the gravity of the situation.

Swift Action Promised: IGP Reacts to Armed Bank Robbery in Benue State

In a statement, Police Spokesman ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi described this violence as an assault on the principles of peace, security, and justice that the Nigeria Police Force and other security agencies tirelessly work to uphold.

The IGP expressed heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims who were affected by this senseless act of violence.

He also noted that two of the suspects were gunned down by operatives while attempting to escape. The IGP emphasized that these assailants have “murdered sleep,” shaking the Otukpo community to its core.

To bring the perpetrators to justice, the Nigeria Police Force has initiated a comprehensive and coordinated effort, deploying additional operational and investigative assets and resources to Otukpo and surrounding areas.

Swift Action Promised: IGP Reacts to Armed Bank Robbery in Benue State (Continued)

The IGP’s response includes putting all Commands and Formations on red alert to prevent further deadly attacks on institutions and innocent citizens.

This incident served as an early warning sign of the challenges often associated with the Ember Month, characterized by bank robberies and related crimes.

The public has been called upon to remain calm and cooperate with authorities by providing any information that may aid in the investigation and pursuit of the suspects.

The IGP reaffirmed the NPF’s commitment to the safety and security of the Nigerian people, standing united against acts of violence and criminality, and vowing to work tirelessly to ensure that those responsible for this reprehensible act are brought to justice.

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