Heavily Armed Robbers Wielding Guns Rob Orange Petrol Station In Ilorin
About 6 armed robbers just robbed a new petrol station in Ilorin. The Orange petrol station was robbed this night along Tanke junction 30 minutes robbery attack in Ilorin, Kwara state.
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The incident happened between 8.55 and 9.20pm on Wednesday night. Unconfirmed reports have it that the bandits cart away an undisclosed amount of money in the incidence.
For about 30 minutes, sporadic gunshots were heard around the vicinity of the incidence by the armed robbers.
The night when the robbery took place, the policemen that used to mount by the roadside along the road between Tanke junction and Tipper garage were not there, Usually, policemen are always seen between 8 pm and 10 pm most times at the main road that leads to the University of Ilorin.
Robbery incidents are getting more rampant in Ilorin and its environment, NIGERIA NEWS reported of a robbery incident in Offa town in Kwara state, whereby about 17 people were killed in a multiple bank robbery.
The petrol station was opened about 2 months ago. As at the time of filing this report, NIGERIA NEWS has not been able to reach the manager of the Orange petrol station for further enquiries about the incident.
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