April 1, 2023

FCT Police Strengthen Security In Kubwa

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…Commences Investigations into Reported Security breaches in Kubwa Relocation Estate off Arab road.
…Rescues 3 victims, Recovers Firearms and Ammunition

The FCT Police Command has commenced investigations into the reported case of a security breach occasioned by armed robbery, shooting, and abduction of some persons in the Kubwa Relocation Estate, off Arab Road area of the FCT on Tuesday, December 6, 2022.

According to a press release on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, signed by the FCT Police Command Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Josephine Adeh, said the Commissioner of Police, CP Babaji Sunday notes that the swift response of the Command, in an aggressive manhunt on the perpetrators, resulted in the rescue of three victims and the recovery of firearms and ammunition, including 1 AK47 Riffle, 25 Rounds of ammunition.

“Preliminary investigations, however, revealed that at about 7:30 pm on Tuesday, 6th December 2022, some armed criminals came into the Kubwa Relocation Estate, and shot two victims, one Oshodi and another Abdulwahab (both other names unknown). The suspects while departing the scene, left with four victims, possibly, to enable them to evade arrest by the approaching Police response team deployed to the area on quick intervention.

“The two gunshot victims were immediately rushed to the hospital for medical attention but unfortunately, one of them, Oshodi could not survive as he was confirmed dead by the Doctor, while Abdulwahab is still being attended to, the statement said.

Meanwhile, the CP calls for calm, noting that the Command has since deployed intelligence and another operational asset possible to fortify security in the entire Kubwa area and its environs.

CP Babaji assured that investigations have since commenced to identify the suspects and bring them to book while ascertaining their mission and motives.

The Command also urged members of the public to remain vigilant and promptly report any suspicion or untoward situation to the Police.

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