- The FCT police command has confirmed that it rescued three kidnap victims of the Tuesday, December 6 unknown armed men attack in Kubwa-Abuja
- According to the police command, arms were recovered while the manhunt for the suspects was ongoing
- However, the FCT police commissioner, Sunday Babaji, said all the necessary resources required for the clampdown of the suspects are still ongoing
FCT, Abuja - The FCT police command has announced the rescue of three kidnap victims abducted by unknown armed men in Kubwa area of the FCT.
Sunday Babaji, the FCT police commissioner, said an aggressive manhunt for the suspects is currently ongoing to clamp down on the suspects.
He, however, revealed several pieces of ammunition like an AK-47 rifle, 25 rounds, and other harmful objects were recovered from the suspects during a chase by police operatives.
Josephine Adeh, the FCT police command spokesperson, in reaction to the latest development on Wednesday, December 7, said preliminary investigation had revealed the location of the incident, Punch reported.
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She said some suspected armed men invaded the Kubwa Relocation Estate, and two persons were shot during the invasion.
“The suspects while departing the scene, left with four victims possibly to enable them to invade 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.”
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However, the FCT police command revealed that all necessary resources required for the manhunt had been deployed for effective operation.
Babaji, however, urged residents not to be alarmed but to remain vigilant and appealed to residents to help the police with the investigation if they notice anything.
He urged to call the following mobile numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883, while the Public Complaint Bureau Desk can be reached on 0902 222 2352.
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