has revealed a staff of the bank gave them information about the
customer, who was shot and robbed.
Recall that the four-man robbery gang stormed the bank in two
motorcycles and waited until the customer came out of the banking hall.
They then shot him, collected the withdrawn amount and zoomed off.
In his confessional statement, the suspect, Jafar Ismail, said that they
were invited by one of the bank’s staff. He did not disclose the
identity of the staff, but it was learned that operatives of Special
Anti-Robbery Squad, SAS went for the arrest of the bank’s staff
In his confessional statement, the suspect, who disclosed that Monday was not their first time of visiting the bank, said:
“We have a bank staff, who usually informs us whenever any customer withdraws huge amount.
“We would position our motorcycles around the bank and wait for the
customer. Immediately we sight the person, we would ride our bike close
and snatch the money. We usually shoot if the person put up resistance.
“At the end of any operation, we would give him the largest share and
share the rest among ourselves. “We were told that this particular
customer withdrew over N300,000, but were not successful as police got
Spokesperson for the Lagos State Police Command, Dolapo Badmus, said:
“Inspector Musa, attached to 2PMF Keffi, Lagos, was trailed from a bank in Idimu where he earlier withdrew some money.
“They accosted him in his Ford Jeep at Okunola Road near Aregbesola Hospital Idimu and was fired on the cheeks.
“He was rushed to Lagos State General Hospital, Ikeja, where the bullet
was extracted. He was treated and has been discharged. He did not die.”
Badmus added that investigation was still ongoing.