……FCT Police Command commences investigation
The FCT Police Command has unequivocally refuted the allegation making round sections of the media that a Police officer attached to the convoy of the Speaker of the House of Representatives shot at a newspaper vendor within the Three Arm Zone on Thursday 19th November, 2020.
In a press release signed by the FCT Police Command Public Relations Officer, ASP Yusuf Mariam,she said that contrary to the misleading information, preliminary investigation into the unfortunate incident reveals that the security aide who shot at the vendor is not a member of the Nigeria Police Force.
She however said that the FCT Commissioner of Police, CP. Bala Ciroma has ordered a discreet investigation into the incident.
“While commiserating with the family and friends of the deceased, the Commissioner of Police wishes to guarantee members of the public that the Command will be lucid in its investigation and ensure the findings are made public, the statement concluded.