Security: FCT Police Command Deploys More Operatives In Border Communities

Written by on October 6, 2021

ABUJA – The Commissioner of Police (CP) Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command, CP Babaji Sunday has deployed additional Police personnel and an operational asset to improve public safety and security in Kuje and Tunganmaje axis of the FCT.

A statement signed by the Command Spokesperson, DSP Adeh Josephine on behalf of the CP indicated that operatives of the Command were also deployed to other border communities in the FCT.

The operation which the CP noted has since commenced has assisted the Police in arresting three suspects namely, Yahaya Haruna, 40 years old, Isah Haruna, 55 years old, and Sani Mani, aged 70 years for illegal possession of firearms and complicity in violent crimes including kidnapping and armed robbery in Kuje and Tunganmaje axis of the FCT.

One Yahaya Haruna was said to have been arrested by operatives of the Command’s anti-kidnapping Unit in Tunganmaje market on 29th September 2021 while in possession of a locally fabricated firearm.

Investigations have revealed that Yahaya is a member of a notorious criminal gang that has been terrorizing residents in Tunganmaje community.

Similarly, Police operatives intercepted a vehicle loaded with food items being transported to an undisclosed location in Kuje area. Two suspects were said to have been arrested by the Police team with the food items.

He said, “Investigations revealed that the food items and other logistics were being transported to a location in Kuje already being monitored by the command following reports of activities of kidnappers in the area.”

SOURCE: Independent

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