Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers attacked and burnt down the Karim Lamido Divisional Police headquarters in Karim Lamido Local Government area of Taraba State Friday night.
The robbers who eyewitnesses say operated with sophisticated weapons also struck the First Bank branch in the town, carting away large sums of money.
The bandits reportedly shot sporadically into the air while the raid lasted.
The spokesperson for the Taraba State police command, Joseph Kwaji who confirmed the incident said preliminary reports suggest it was a bank robbery. He also assured that investigation is underway to bring the perpetrators to justice.
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