The Rivers state command of the Nigerian Police Force have announced their successful of recovery of N137 million stolen by robbers who raided a new-generation bank on Thursday.
A statement by the command read:
“Today at about 5:12 pm we received a distress call that some criminals robbed a new generation bank at Trans- Amadi, Port Harcourt. Instant action and hot chase by our men forced the armed robbers to abandoned their operational vehicle, Lexus jeep No. Rivers KRK 209 BX and escaped with gun shot wounds.”
“Items recovered from the vehicle include the stolen money to the tune of 137 million Naira, one AK 47 rifle, rocket, an English made pistol and six magazines. The fleeing also abandoned another Lexus jeep at Rukpokwu along with three magazines and 160 rounds of 7.62 live ammunition. SCIID has taken over the case for discreet investigation. Rivers State Command.”
See photos of the items below.