Officér killed colleague, injured superintendent and commits suicide in Abuja


Residence of Dutsen Alhaji and Kubwa axis of Abuja were thrown into a panic when a police inspector shot a corporal dead and injured one superintendent of police then killed himself.

Details of what really happened are not known yet, but the incident reportedly happens around 4: 30 pm on Saturday. The spokesperson of the FCT command ASP Mariam Yusuf confirmed the incidence and called on the residence to remain calm.

Yusuf, in a statement, said, “The FCT Police Command regrettably condemns the unfortunate incident that took place at Dutsen Alhaji Division involving the murder of a police Corporal by an Inspector.

Preliminary investigation reveals that the deceased Inspector fired a shot at the Corporal leading to his death and injuring a Deputy Superintendent of Police before he committed suicide.”

While commiserating with the family members of the deceased, Yusuf explained that the FCT Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma, has ordered a discreet investigation into the incident and put measures in place to forestall the recurrence of such incident.” He also urged residents to remain calm as the command will put every effort in place for the festive period.

Source: the punch

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