The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has restored calm at Kabusa axis of the territory following a violent protest by residents over a suspect who was earlier rescued from an angry mob for knocking down two people on Monday 17, 2021, leaving them with fatal injuries.
A press statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Marian Yusuf, Tuesday in Abuja, said: “Unfortunately, the suspect who had been beaten to a pulp by the angry mob was rushed to the hospital for treatment where the doctor certified him dead.”
According to her, “In view of the above, some residents of Kabusa during the violent protest attempted to overrun the Divisional Headquarters but were resisted by a Joint Team of Police Operatives . “Regrettably, in the bid to restore calm one young resident sustained serious injuries and is currently receiving medical attention.
“In view of the above, the Commissioner of Police, CP Bala Ciroma, sympathizes with the families of the victims and has ordered a discrete investigation into the incident.
“The Command implores residents to remain calm, law-abiding while reaffirming its unwavering commitment to the protection of lives and property within the FCT.
“The Command further implores residents to report all suspicious movements, emergency or distress, through these numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, 08028940883, and to report the conduct of Police Officers, call the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) number : 09022222352.”