FCT Police arrests Cultists; Foil Car Snatching attempt along Galadima axis, Gwarimpa

The FCT Police Command in the wee hours of Sunday 18th April, 2021 arrested a three-man cultist gang operating along Lungu axis of Galadima.

It said the suspects were arrested while preparing to attack some residents by Police Operatives from Galadima Division during a routine patrol.

The suspected cultists further stated that they have carried out several robbery operations within the city.

A statement by ASP Yusuf Mariam,Police Public Relations Officer named the suspects as: James Oche 22years, Promise Richard 21years and Emmanuel Moses 27yeras all male.

Exhibits recovered are: one (1) locally fabricated gun and one (1) knife.

“In another Development on the same date, Police Operatives from Mabushi Division foiled an attempt to snatch a vehicle along Nicon Junction.

“In prompt response to a distress call by the victim of the car theft, the diligent Police Operatives on duty gave the suspects a hot chase and recovered the vehicle, however, the three-man car snatching syndicate engaged the Operatives in a gun duel,

“Consequently, one of the suspects sustained gunshot injuries and was taken to the hospital where the doctor confirmed him dead while the other two fled.

“Exhibit recovered: one (1) black colour Toyota Corolla with registration number RBC 802 BJ. Effort is in top gear to arrest the fleeing suspects.

“The suspects will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation.

“The Command implores residents to report all suspicious movements, emergency or distress, through these numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883.

“To report the conduct of Police Officers, call the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) number :09022222352.”


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