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Armed thieves raid Ibadan community with POS machine


Armed thieves raid Ibadan community with POS machine

Some adventurer-armed robbers have reportedly overrun a neighborhood in Ibadan, Oyo state, equipped with a POS machine to rob their victims, aso Naija reports.

Some of the victims told newsmen that the hoodlums invaded their residence on Sunday at about 11 pm, going from house to house and from flat to flat.

Six persons were injured, they said, while phones, laptops, and huge amounts of cash were carted away by the assailants, after operating for about three hours.

The residents said the robbers attacked the estate two weeks earlier before returning with POS machines.

The hoodlums took away cash and also forced their victims to provide their Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards and Personal Identification Numbers (PIN) with which they withdrew cash.

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Where the withdrawal failed, the rogues went away with the ATM cards.

The robbers, it was gathered, gained entry into the estate through the recently dredged canal linking Barika, Agbowo, and Orogun.

According to the residents, the robbers, armed with a machete, guns, and other dangerous weapons, divided themselves into groups, going from one flat to another.

It was gathered that no fewer than twenty families were robbed, some suffering machete cuts.

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