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Killings: Police assure FCT residents of adequate security as CP mourns fallen officers


Jaafar Jaafar
Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
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Following a fierce gun battle with some gunmen that resulted in the death of 7 police officers, the FCT Commissioner of Police, Sadiq Bello, has reassured members of the public that the Command has deployed proactive security measures to protect lives and property in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

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In a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer FCT Command, Anjuguri Manzah, the commissioner stated this on Tuesday during his visit to Galadimawa round-about for on the spot assessment of the unfortunate incident.

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While commiserating with families of the deceased policemen who paid the supreme price while serving their fatherland, the Commissioner assured the law-abiding FCT residents and the general public, saying that the Command has set the machinery in motion to arrest the fleeing assailants and bring them to justice.

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Meanwhile, the Command Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department have since commenced a discreet investigation to unmask the identities of the criminal elements behind the dastardly act.

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