Armed Robbers Seized A Community In Ibadan, Victims Money Were Transfered Via POS.



Some reckless armed robbers, on Saturday morning, seized Eleshin at the Olomo community in Apete, Ido Local Government Area of Oyo State and operated with Point-of-Sale device POS.

Investigations revealed that the robbers stormed the area around 1am and used the POS device to transfer money from the victims in the community.

The ugly incident had thrown the entire community into panic as residents are leaving in fear.

A residents in the community, who wants his name hidden said, “The armed robbers got to the area at midnight and operated freely.

They came with POS and transferred certain amount of money, which cannot be specified at the moment, from one of their victims’ accounts. They also transferred an undisclosed amount of money from his wife’s account and left.

“They also went away with two phones, iPhone 11 Pro Max and XS Max”, a source added.

The case was said to have been reported at the Apete Divisional Police Command.

As at the time of this report, the State Police Public Relations Officer, Adewale Osifeso, was unreached for confirmation of the robbery.


By Safrat Gani