We had earlier reported of the kidnap of 7 and killing of one person at some estates off Arab Road, Kubwa.(https://kubwaexpress.com/2022/12/07/bandits-kill-1-kidnap-7-in-kubwa/)
After much silence, the Nigeria Police Force, has issued a statement, confirming the incident and reassured residents of Kubwa that she has beefed up security in and around Kubwa while investigation is going on to track the bandits who ruptured the peace of Kubwa.
The Press Release signed by DSP Josephine Adeh, ANIPR, MIPRA, Police Public Relations Officer, reads;
FCT POLICE FORTIFY SECURITY IN KUBWA AREA, CALLS FOR CALM
– Commences Investigations into Reported Security Breach in Kubwa Relocation Estate off Arab road.
– Rescues 3 victims, Recovers Firearms and Ammunition
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has commenced investigations into the reported case of security breach occasioned by armed robbery, shooting and abduction of some persons in the Kubwa Relocation Estate, off Arab Road area of the FCT on Tuesday, December 6, 2022. The Commissioner of Police, CP Babaji Sunday notes that the swift response of the Command, in an aggressive manhunt on the perpetrators, resulted in the rescue of three (3) victims and the recovery of firearms and ammunition, including 1 AK47 Riffle, 25 Rounds of ammunition.
Preliminary investigations however revealed that at about 1930hrs (7:30pm) of December 6, 2022, some armed criminals came into the Kubwa Relocation Estate, shot two victims, one Oshodi and another Abdulwahab (both other names unknown). The suspects while departing the scene, left with four victims, possibly, to enable them evade arrest by the approaching Police response team deployed to the area on quick intervention. The two gunshot victims were immediately rushed to the hospital for medical attention but unfortunately, one of them, Oshodi could not survive as he was confirmed dead by the Doctor, while Abdulwahab is still being attended to.
Meanwhile, the CP calls for calm, noting that the Command has since deployed intelligence and other operational asset possible to fortify security in the entire Kubwa area and its environs. He assures that investigations have since commenced to identify the suspects and bring them to book, while ascertaining their mission and motives.
The Command urges members of the public to remain vigilant and promptly report any suspicion or untoward situation through the following numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883, while the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) desk, could be reached through: 0902 222 2352