The Abia State Police Command, has said it has credible information that an armed robbery gang that goes by the name ”Dreaded”, have concluded plans to carry out coordinated attacks on some financial institutions in Aba, the commercial city of the state.
The state police command made this known in a statement signed and released by its spokesperson, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna on behalf of the state Commissioner of Police, CP Ene Okon, today Sunday September 29th.
Ogbonna, while advising all financial institutions in the state to adopt extra measures towards protecting their institutions, urged hoteliers to be watchful over the people coming into their facility to lodge. He also advised residents of the state against moving around with large sums of money.
The statement added that the state government has placed N5million reward for any member of the public that would volunteer information that would lead to the arrest of the said armed robbery gang.
“Any member of the public with credible information that will lead to the arrest of the members of the gang should give it directly to the commissioner of Police for the purpose of absolute confidentiality. Members of the public are assured of the state government and Abia Police Command’s resolve to assure the protection of life and property of all law-abiding citizens of the state,” the statement in part read