By Goodluck Ikiebe
The FCT Police Command in view of the forthcoming Christmas celebration, has deployed human and material resources at the Command’s disposal across the nooks and crannies of the Federal Capital Territory.
The deployment which is characterized by visibility policing at various places of worship and event centres, and raids on identified black spots, uncompleted buildings/shanties, stop and search, Vehicular/foot patrol and inter-agency cooperation, is aimed at ensuring that the residents of the FCT enjoys a hitch free festivity before, during and after the Christmas celebration.
The Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Haruna G. Garba, in anticipation of the festivity, felicitates with the Christian faithfuls of the Territory and equally enjoin the residents to dissuade from using knockouts, fireworks/firecrackers which may cause panic or apprehension in the general public, while reiterating his commitment to ensure the safety of all.
He equally urged the residents of FCT to be vigilant and suspicious of their environment and to take advantage of the Police emergency lines for distress calls and complaints:
08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883. PCB. 090222223527.
Meanwhile, the CP has reaffirmed the Command’s commitment to crush Criminality in FCT.
In a proactive response to actionable intelligence, the Federal Capital Territory Police Command successfully apprehended Gabriel Abba, Sunday Abba and Abdulkareem Jaffaru in December 2023. The trio is linked to a spate of armed robberies, car snatchings, and one-chance activities within the FCT.
The suspects, long under the Command’s watch for these offenses, were taken into custody. The operation resulted in the recovery of two vehicles: an ash-colored Toyota Corolla Car without a registered number and a black Toyota Camry 206 model, also without a registered number and one baretta pistol.
While investigations are ongoing to locate and apprehend other members of the syndicate currently evading arrest, Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Haruna G. Garba has reassured residents of an unwavering commitment to fostering a secure and serene environment. He urged residents to remain vigilant and report emergencies or suspicious activities using the Police emergency lines: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883. The PCB line is also available at 09022222352.