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Police arrest mentally ill man for stealing in Bank

The Kwara State Police Command has arrested a suspected mentally ill person who strayed into a bank and parked undisclosed amount of money from counter along Tanke area in Ilorin.

A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ajayi Okaanmi in Ilorin explained that the claim of alleged armed robbery attack at a bank in the area has not been established.

DSP Okaanmi said that the incident occurred when a man strayed into the said Bank, and started packing monies on the bank Counter which eventually led to commotion in the banking hall.

He noted that police men immediately came into the bank and arrested the suspect who was promptly taken away.

According to DSP Okaanmi the preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect is of unsound mind.

It advised members of the public to go about their lawful duties without any fear.

He expressed the determination of the command to ensure adequate security of their lives and property.

ALI RABIU

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