Ernest Ewim,‘Mastermind’ Of Abuja Bank Robbery Arrested

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The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has arrested the last suspect and the alleged mastermind of the foiled robbery in the Mpape area of Abuja.

The arrest of the suspect identified as Ernest Ewim comes barely one week after the failed robbery attack.

The arrest of Ewim brings the total number of all suspects arrested in connection with the robbery to five.

This is apart from the sixth robber who was killed in a shoot-out on the day of the robbery.

Read Also: Police Foil Bank Robbery, Arrest Four, Kill One

One of the suspects, Prince Obinna had earlier narrated how he was brought into the deal by Ewim.

He explained that Ewim, who works as a bartender at a pub asked him to organise his friends who are interested in the heist.

An attempt by the suspects to rob the bank on Saturday, December 28 was foiled by a combined team of the Police, the Army and the Department of State Security (DSS) who arrived in the area just when the robbers had made their way in.

They were paraded on Tuesday at the Headquarters of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command.

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