Update: Why Many People Killed During Offa Banks Robbery –Kwara CP
Newly appointed Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Aminu Saleh, has mentioned that many individuals misplaced their lives in the course of the current armed theft assault on some business banks in Offa due to intelligence break down.
According to him, the big variety of the robbers overwhelmed the few policemen on floor on the time.
Saleh disclosed that the police additionally had low connectivity with members of the neighborhood, admitting that they’d no information of the assault beforehand.
The new CP made the disclosure on Thursday whereas talking with journalists in Ilorin, the state capital.
Lamenting that the police had insufficient armoured personnel carriers to successfully guard Kwara, he mentioned that this and several other different challenges contributed in stopping officers from adequately confronting the armed robbers.
Saleh mentioned, “We had an intelligence break down. We had many criminals attacking a couple of policemen.
“We had little info on the assault earlier than it occurred. However, we’re re-strategising and repositioning our males. We’re engaged on the neighborhood to make sure that these lapses we noticed are addressed.
“What basically went incorrect is our response capability. We’re going to appropriate all these anomalies and get our males to be extra responsive.
“We’re on the path of the suspects and plenty of successes have been recorded. It is true that now we have deficit of APC within the state; the truth is now we have two moribund ones. But there may be already an association on the bottom by the state authorities to intervene and help on this method.”
While condoling with the households of victims of the assault, Saleh said that the Command would be sure that there was no recurrence of such within the state.