The standoff in Mpape in Abuja between a gang of armed robbers, the police and Nigerian Army after the hoodlums invaded a first generation bank ended 1pm with the arrest of four of the armed robbers while one was killed.
The armed robbers were said to have stormed the bank, shooting sporadically into the air to scare people away.
They were said to have succeeded in gaining entry into the banking hall. Shortly after gaining access, the police and army arrived the scene but the robbers refused to come out of the bank.
It was gathered that one of the robbers, attempted to force his way out was shot dead.