Armed robbers kill DJ Bash at Volcano Nightclub Gwarimpa

Adisc jockey identified as Bashiru Bello, but popularly DJ Bash has been killed during a robbery incident at Volcano nightclub at Gwarimpa, Abuja.

The tragic incident reportedly occurred early on Saturday morning during the robbery attack on the nightclub during a gig that started on Friday night.

DJ Bash was shot dead inside the club.

Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer of the Federal Capital Territory, SP Josephine Adeh noted that the police were “not alerted on time about the situation”.

She however stated that an investigation had commenced and that the police were “on top of the situation”.

Speaking further, she advised residents to always be conscious of their surroundings.

“When you notice suspicious activity call the police immediately and we will respond swiftly,” she said.

There have been security concerns in Abuja in recent times.

A few days ago, the police and military in a joint operation repelled an attack on a bank in the Abaji area of the capital city.

The police and military personnel reportedly mobilised to the scene and repelled the attack simultaneously carried out on both Abaji Divisional Police Headquarters and First Bank PLC in Abaji by a group of 15 armed men, armed with dynamites to break into the bank.

A statement issued by Adeh on Friday in Abuja said three suspects were apprehended while others escaped with varying degree of injury.

“In swift response to an armed robbery incident at First Bank PLC in Abaji on June 13, 2024, at about 5:00 PM, the FCT police, led by the commissioner of police, CP Benneth C. Igweh, psc, mni, himself, in a combined operation with the military, mobilized to scene and repelled the attack simultaneously carried out on both Abaji Divisional Police headquarters and First Bank PLC in Abaji by a group of fifteen armed men who attacked with dynamites in attempt to rob the bank,” the statement read in part.