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Police arrest 20-year-old for alleged murder


Operatives of FCT Police Command have arrested one Danladi Abubakar, 20, for culpable homicide along Kasuwa-Dere, Gwagwalada axis of Abuja.


The spokesperson of the command, ASP Yusuf Mariam who made the disclosure noted that acting on credible intelligence, the suspect one Abubakar, was arrested by police detectives from Gwagwalada Division for the gruesome murder of a yet to be identified, middle-aged woman.

“The suspect who was identified by another victim confessed to being a member of a notorious phone snatching syndicates operating along Gwagwalada axis.

“Exhibits recovered are one sharp knife used for stabbing the deceased and one techno phone belonging to the late woman”.

In a related development, police operatives from Kubwa Division foiled an armed robbery attempt in a hotel along the Kubwa axis.

The “operatives who were on routine patrol engaged the robbers in a fierce gun duel, however, one of the suspects sustained serious gunshot injuries, was rushed to the hospital where the doctor confirmed him dead.

“Exhibits recovered from the late suspect are one berretta pistol, three rounds, one silver Mazda space wagon and plate numbers. Effort is in top gear to arrest the fleeing suspects.

“All the suspects would be arraigned in court upon conclusion of the investigation.

The Command implores residents to report all suspicious movements, emergency or distress, through these numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653,08028940883 and to report the conduct of police officers, call the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) number 09022222352,” Yusuf said.


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