By Stanley Onyekwere
The FCT Police Command have revealed how its operatives from Kubwa Division foiled an armed robbery attempt at a Hotel along Kubwa axis of Abuja, and recovery of dangerous weapons in the process.
A statement from Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Yusuf Mariam, said its 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 were the doctor confirmed him dead.
The Statement added that exhibits recovered from the late suspect include: one (1) berratta pistol, three (3) rounds, one(1) silver Mazda space wagon and plate numbers. And effort is in top gear to arrest the fleeing suspects.
In a related development, the Police arrested one (1) suspect for culpable homicide along Kasuwa-Dere, Gwagwalada axis.
“Actibg on credible intelligence, the suspect one Danladi Abubakar, 20 year-old 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 syndicate of operating along Gwagwalada axis.
“Exhibits recovered are: one (1) sharp knife used for stabbing the deceased and one (1) techno phone belonging to the late woman.
“All the suspects will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation. The Command implores residents to report all suspicious movements, emergency or distress, and to report the conduct of Police Officers, by calling the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) number: 09022222352”, the Police stated in the statement.