Police Raids Black Spot, Arrest 307 Suspects In FCT
…… It will not be business as usual again says CP.
The FCT Police Command arrested three hundred and seven suspects at Gidan Dambe in Dei-Dei, Zuba axis during an operation led by the FCT Commissioner of Police, CP Benneth C. Igweh on Sunday, 11th February 2024 at about 11:30 pm.
According to a press release on Monday, 12th February 2023 signed by the FCT Police Public Relations Officer, SP Josephine Adeh, during the search, one English Pistol with fifteen rounds of 9mm ammunition was recovered from one Ibrahim Tukur who claimed to be a DSS personnel. Other exhibits such as Motorcycles, wraps of marijuana, illicit substances and valuables reasonably suspected to have been stolen from innocent residents were equally recovered.
Other exhibits such as Motorcycles, wraps of marijuana, illicit substances and valuables reasonably suspected to have been stolen from innocent residents were equally recovered.
While suspects are still undergoing screening, CP Benneth Igweh called on the members of the public of Operation Velvet, which was launched on Saturday, 10th February 2024, comprising all the Tactical teams of the Command to curb all forms of vehicular criminality and other crimes in the Territory.
The Commissioner of Police further cautioned officers against extortion of residents and to adopt professionalism in the discharge of their lawful duties, as the security of the populace remained his utmost priority.