Three Killed In Owerri Zenith Bank Robbery

Chidi Samuel || At least three people were killed and several others wounded including a police officer, when armed robbers attacked a Zenith bank branch in Owerri, the Imo state capital.

According to Eyewitness accounts the armed robbers, numbering about 12, invaded the bank at about 2:00 pm on Wednesday after overpowering the security operatives on duty.

The robbers were believed to have carted away a yet to be determined amount of money.

The Imo State Police Public Relations Officer Andrew Enwerem, confirmed the robbery attack but said the command is on top of the situation as efforts were being made to apprehend the robbers.

He also confirmed that one of the armed robbers who was gunned down by the police have been transferred to the Federal Medical Centre Owerri for immediate treatment.

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