FCT Police Synergises To Arrest Suspected Kidnappers

….Rescues a Victim and recover Firearms.

The tactical and intelligence assets at the disposal of the Gwagwalada Area command and Division Police headquarters in concert with military personnel of 176 battalions and the local Vigilante, drifted swiftly into action on Tuesday 15th March 2022, at about 11 am, upon the receipt of actionable intelligence from well-meaning members of the Dobi kwalita area of the FCT, about the assembly of a number of persons suspected to be kidnappers.

According to a press release by the FCT Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Josephine Adeh ANIPR, she said that following the above, in a bid to escape the aggressive advancement of the team, the criminal elements opened fire while the team gallantry repelled the attack, recorded the rescue of one kidnapped Sani Dauje age yet unknown, a resident of Dobi kwalita area of the FCT, the arrest of one Usman Babangida, an 18 years old male and a member of the criminal syndicate, and the recovery of two fire Arms with breach numbers 56-128031015 in the custody of the Police and 1974HKOOO85 currently in the custody of the military operatives both with With twenty one and Twenty three rounds of live ammunition respectively.

The suspect is currently at the state criminal investigation Department as Monitoring continues in the area , while effort to apprehend fleeing members of the criminal syndicate is at top gear.

The Commissioner of Police FCT Police Command CP Babaji Sunday, while attributing the recorded success to the rendition of timely, precise and accurate information, enjoins the good people of the Territory not to relent in supporting the police in the above regard, as he registers once again, the command’s unflinching commitment to the fight against crime and criminality in the Territory.

The Command therefore enjoins the residents to maximize the availability of the following numbers for the rendition of information: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883 in order to sustain a relative peaceful FCT for all and sundry.

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