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Armed Robbers Attack Church In Abeokuta, Steals N6M

An armed robbery gang led by Shehu
Somoye, a former aide to Dimeji Bankole,
raided a Foursquare gospel church in Ibara
Housing Estate, Abeokuta and carted away
N6 million cash from the church, alongside
cash and other valuables from congregants.

Following a distress call during the operation,
the Ogun State Anti robbery Squad Police
men surrounded the church.
In a tussle with the robbers, police bullets hit
Somoye in the leg, while a Bareta pistol was
recovered from him and was arrested.

"Somoye, a former aide to Dimeji
Bankole was hit by police bullets and a
police pistol was recovered from him.

We have been trying to ascertain the
source of the pistol." said Ogun State
Police PRO, Mr Muyiwa Adejobi.

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