REPORTED KILLINGS/ABDUCTION IN FCT: Police says figures outrageous, misleading

The FCT Police Command has reacted to the news making the rounds about abducted and kidnapped persons in the communities of the Federal Capital Territory.

The Command confirmed that there were reported cases of abduction/kidnapping within the Territory which heralded swift response from the Police who successfully rescued and reunited some of the abductees with their family members.

The Command in a release signed by PPRO, SP Josephine Adeh equally stated that operatives of the command arrested 11 kidnappers in the last one month, while investigation was on going, Adeh said some of the arrested kidnappers were assisting police to effect the arrests of fleeing members


“The Command wishes to state clearly that the figures/ numbers in the news making the round is inaccurate and actually misleading, as it may incite panic in the public” the command said.

Meanwhile,the Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Haruna G. Garba has reiterated the Command’s unwavering commitment to safeguarding live and property of all and ensuring residents of the FCT sleep with their eyes closed.

He equally advised those circulating misleading information to create the impression that there was a sense of insecurity in FCT are not helping the issue. As Nigerian, you have an obligation to patner with the Police and other security agencies to make the city safer instead of creating trepidation in the minds of the people. FCT remain the safest place in the country.

“Members of the public are therefore advised to give information to the Police, in doing so you May be Saving life and property”CP added.

The CP urged members of the public to promptly report distress calls and complaints through the following emergency lines: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883. Additionally, the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB)




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