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Plateau Police parades fake bomber in Jos





Plateau Police command on Tuesday paraded a man who was found with an Improvised Explosive Devise ( IED ) at a bank in Jos South local government council of the state.

Addressing newsmen in Jos , the Commissioner of Police in the state CP Emmanuel Olugbemiga Adesina said on the 13th May, 2024 at about 12pm, we received a distress call from UBA Sparkling Junction, Dadin Kowa, reporting a suspected armed robber who had entered the banking hall with suspected explosive devices tied around his body, and handed over a note to the cashier demanding for the sum of 100 Million Naira under the threat that the explosives would be detonated if his request is not granted.

According to the police ” The bank attendant immediately reported to the manager of the bank who swiftly reported to the Police at Rantya division and evacuated the customers from the bank. ”

” On sighting the Police vehicle, the suspect panicked and started running out of the bank. In the process, our Police officers posted at the bank saw him running and pursued him with the help of the youths in the area, the suspect was arrested.

The CP added that the name of the suspect is Benjamin Basil male, a student of Plateau State Polytechnic, Barkin Ladi Heipang Campus.

He added that the case is currently under investigation at the state CID, to ascertain the validity of his claims and arrest possible suspects.

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