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Lagos Police Refutes Bomb Scare Story

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he Lagos State Police Command has refuted the news of an intention to bomb a bank in Anthony area of Lagos. Wednesday at about 0700 hours, the Command was awakened by the news of a vehicle laden with Improvised Explosive Device(IED) suspiciously parked within the premises of GTBank, Anthony Village Branch. 

Lagos State Police Commissioner, Mr. Fatai Owosemi
Lagos State Police Commissioner, Mr. Fatai Owosemi

Upon receipt of the distress call, the Police swung into action. The vehicle and the premises were scanned by the Police Bomb Disposal Unit. Thereafter, the vehicle was towed to Anthony Village Police Station.

The vehicle owner, one Mrs. Ronke Dawodu later surfaced and stated that she was driving home in her car with her children, when the car had developed a mechanical fault. She said that it was in a bid to secure the car that she parked it at the bank’s premises without the knowledge of the guards.

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, CP Fatai Owoseni has appealed to all Lagosians to be alert at all times and to promptly report all suspicious movements to the Police.

 

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