Robbers Mistake Bank Vouchers For Cash In Akure

policeArmed robbers in Akure, the Ondo State capital have snatched three Ghana-Must-Go bags from a bank van thinking the processed bank vouchers were cash, the police has said.

Witnesses also confirmed that the robbers snatched the bags supposedly containing huge sums of money from a customer, who had gone to withdraw cash from the bank.

Confirming the incident, the state police public relations officer, Wole Ogodo told newsmen that the bank had officially reported the matter to the police, noting that the robbers actually took away papers thinking it was cash.

He said, “On the 6th November 2013 at about 1800hrs, Oke Oludare, the Operational Manager of the ECO Bank, reported at the station formally that some hoodlums numbering about three  trailed their vehicle and double crossed it at the front of their Ecobank and forcefully removed three Ghana-must- go bags containing processed vouchers thinking it was money and zoomed off  through NEPA round about”.

Ogodo, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, DSP, noted that the robbers were being closely monitored and would soon be apprehended and brought to book.

-Daily Trust