There has been fake news spreading online of how youths in Ubiaja, Edo State blocked robbers who raid 5 banks in Uromi town in a well organized operation.
Confirmed report has it that no Ubiaja youths blocked the armed robbers in any way. The robbers abandoned their car in Oreun quarters, went off and couldn’t take all the cash they stole and leaving over 34 million naira behind then fled with motorcycles to where stationed boats were waiting to help them flee through the waterways.
The Divisional Police Officer of Uromi mobilized 3 patrol vehicles, accompanied by the Oniha of Ubiaja, Chief John Odijie and Vigilante to the scene after getting tip off.
Vehicles which were used for the operation and cash sum of 34,510,000.00 naira were recovered.