July 18, 2024

Federal Capital area (FCT) Police Command acknowledTheged reports of abduction/kidnapping throughout the area over the weekend, heralding a rapid response from the police.

The police said it has successfully rescued and reunited some of the abductees back with their family members.

The command also said it has arrested 11 kidnappers in the last one month, adding that investigation is on going.

Some of the arrested kidnappers, according to a statement issued by the FCT Police Public Relations Officer, SP Josephine Adeh, are assisting police to effect the arrests of fleeing members.

However, Adeh said the figures/numbers in the news making the round is inaccurate and actually misleading, as it may incite panic in the public.

She said: “The FCT Police Command is fully aware of the news making the rounds about abducted and kidnapped persons in the communities of the Federal Capital Territory.

He equally advises those circulating misleading information to create the impression that there is 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.

The CP urges 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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