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Policewoman Among Seven People Killed In Deadly Benue Bank Robbery

Posted by Samuel on Sat 21st Oct, 2023 - tori.ng

The suspected robbers were said to have stormed the Otukpo town at about 3:10 pm and operated for more than one hour.

 Emmanuella Ankyov

In what will come across as a really heartbreaking development, a policewoman identified as Emmanuella Ankyov, has died in Benue.

She was among seven people killed during a robbery incident in Otukpo area of Benue State.

The suspected robbers were said to have stormed the Otukpo town at about 3:10 pm and operated for more than one hour.

According to an eyewitness, the robbers first attacked the Otukpo Police State and disarmed all the policemen before carrying out the robbery in banks, shooting indiscriminately.

The location of the banks which is very close to the major market in Otukpo, caused a huge stir in the town as traders were seen running for their lives.

The eyewitness said the robbers used two Hilux vehicles and one other smaller car to carry out the robbery. 

Meanwhile, friends, family members and colleagues have taken to Facebook to mourn the deceased officer. 



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