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The Kwara State Police Command has reacted to an alleged video of Offa Bank robbery currently trending online.


A Divisional Police Officer, DPO, under the Command, DSP Ajayi Okasonmi, whose number was attached to the video trending online, however, dismissed knowledge of the footage, saying he can’t confirm its authenticity.

Okansonmi, who spoke withnewsmen on Thursday, also assured that the Command was working towards apprehending all those involved in the robbery attack.

According to Okasonmi, “As for the video of Offa bank robbery, I have no comment as regards the authenticity because I’m not the author.

“All I know is that there was a robbery in Offa and I saw the video you are referring to, but how it came about, I don’t know.’

On the arrest of additional suspects to those already apprehended, Okasonmi said, “We are keeping that to ourselves for now but we are making arrest.

Recall that the deadly robbery attack took place in Offa town, Offa Local Government Area of Kwara state last Thursday.

It had been reported that several people were killed and others injured, after suspected robbers attacked five commercial banks in the town.

Following the robbery incident, the Kwara State Police Command had confirmed the arrest of seven suspects in connection with attack.

However, an unverified Closed-Circuit Television, CCTV, footage of the robbery incident had surfaced online on Wednesday.

The four-minute video clip of the incident showed that the robbers struck at 4.41pm.



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