April 2, 2023

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FCT police foil theft assault in Abuja suburb 


Operatives of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command have foiled an armed theft assault within the Kabusa space of the territory.

Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for command, DSP Josephine Adeh, disclosed this in a press assertion, Sunday in Abuja.

“Operatives of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command within the early hours of January 28, 2023, at about 0440hrs, subdued an armed theft incident within the Kabusa space of the FCT.

“The immediate intervention of the police follows a misery name to the Kabusa Police Division about an armed theft incident within the ECWA 2 Neighborhood of Kabusa Village.

“A number of the displays recovered from the scene embody: one barreta pistol; one  spherical of 9mm reside ammunition; two axes; one cell phone; and one silver whistle,” the assertion learn partly.

In accordance with the spokesperson l, “On receipt of the report, the police operatives swiftly mobilised to the scene in collaboration with the locals.

“The hoodlums, on sighting the police staff, opened fireplace at them, and a gun duel ensued. Nevertheless, the superior gunfire of the police led to one of many armed robbers being neutralised, whereas others scrambled with bullet wounds, fleeing the world.”

She stated efforts had been being made to arrest the fleeing cohorts.

The assertion additional famous that, “Two residents injured by the hoodlums had been instantly taken to the hospital upon arrival on the space, the place they had been handled and discharged.

“The robber was equally confirmed useless by the medical physician on obligation.”

In the meantime, the Commissioner of Police accountable for the FCT, CP Sadiq Abubakar, has applauded residents for his or her immediate notification and assist to the police.

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He assured that, whereas efforts are intensified to stop any menace to public security, incidents of crimes as such could be appropriately confronted and promptly nipped within the bud.

The PPRO stated the general public was due to this fact urged to keep up vigilance and report suspicious actions to the police via the next emergency numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883, whereas the Public Grievance Bureau (PCB) desk, which could possibly be reached at 0902 222 2352.