By Stanley Onyekwere
The FCT Police Command launched a manhunt for the unknown killers of one Blessing Otula, a former student of the University of Abuja (Uni-Abuja), recently in Gwagwalada Area Council of the nation’s capital city.
In particular, the Police condemned in totality Otula’s murder by unknown assailants, whose body was found along Iddo Village axis, at the weekend.
According to a statement from the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Yusuf Mariam, yesterday disclosed that the FCT Commissioner of Police CP. Bala Ciroma, has ordered a full-scale investigation into the unfortunate incident.
While commiserating with the family of the deceased, the Police urged residents to report all suspicious movement.
It was gathered that the victim, who recently concluded her programme in the varsity, was in town to collect her transcript when she was killed.
In a related development, the FCT Police Command has arrested two (2) suspects for phone snatching and armed robbery, along Central Area and Lugbe axis.
It revealed that the first suspect, one John Jimoh ‘m’ 26years, a member of a three-man phone snatching syndicate was arrested by Police operatives from the Central Police Division during routine night patrol on Wednesday 19th May,2021 along Ahmadu Bello way, while attempting to attack and rob his vigilant victim.
According to the Police, the suspect who is also an ex-convict confessed that his syndicate is responsible for snatching phones of unsuspecting drivers along NNPC-National Mosque junction at night. Effort is underway to arrest other members of the syndicate.
Also, Police Operatives from Lugbe arrested one Moses Nwagbara ‘m’ 24years for being in illegal possession of firearm.
It added the suspect confessed to terrorizing residents along that axis, and exhibits recovered are: one (1) locally made pistol.
Furthermore, the Police said all the suspects will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation.