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One suspect killed, two residents injured as police foil robbery attack in Abuja

Men of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command have foiled an armed robbery incident and killed one suspect in the Kabusa area of Abuja.  Spokesperson of the command, DSP Josephine Adeh, who disclosed this in a statement said the prompt intervention of the police follows a distress call to the Kabusa Police Division about an armed robbery incident in the ECWA 2 community of Kabusa village in the early hours of Sunday, January 29, 2023.  According to the PPRO, some of the exhibits recovered from the scene included a Baretta pistol, one round of 9mm live ammunition, two axes, one mobile phone, and a silver whistle. "Operatives of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command in the early hours of January 28, 2023, at about 0440hrs, subdued an armed robbery incident in the Kabusa area of the FCT," the statement read.  "The prompt intervention of the police follows a distress call to the Kabusa Police Division about an armed robbery incident in the ECWA 2 community of Kabusa Village. Some of the exhibits recovered from the scene include one (1) Barreta Pistol, one (1) round of 9mm live ammunition, two (2) axes, one (1) mobile phone, and one (1) silver whistle. "On receipt of the report, the police operatives swiftly mobilized to the scene in collaboration with the locals. The hoodlums, on sighting the police team, opened fire at them, and a gun duel ensued. "However, the superior gunfire of the police led to one of the armed robbers being neutralized, while others scrambled with bullet wounds, fleeing the area. Efforts are being made to arrest the fleeing cohorts. "Two (2) residents injured by the hoodlums were immediately taken to the hospital upon arrival at the area, where they were treated and discharged. The robber was equally confirmed dead by the medical doctor on duty," Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Sadiq Abubakar, has applauded residents for their prompt notification and support to the police. He assured that, while efforts are intensified to prevent any threat to public safety, incidents of crimes as such would be appropriately confronted and promptly nipped in the bud. The public is therefore urged to maintain vigilance and report suspicious activities to the police through the following emergency numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883, while the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) desk which could be reached at 0902 222 2352.  The post One suspect killed, two residents injured as police foil robbery attack in Abuja appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. Click Here to Visit Orignal Source of Article http://www.lindaikejisblog.com/2023/1/one-suspect-killed-two-residents-injured-as-police-foil-robbery-attack-in-abuja-2.html

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