From Molly Kilete, Abuja
The Federal Capital Territory(FCT) Police Command, said it has arrested a suspect in connection with the murder and dismembering of a yet-to-be-identified suspected middle-aged lady at Kubwa, a satellite town in Abuja.
Deputy Police Public Relations Officer, for the command Oduniyi Omotayo, who made this known, said the suspect was arrested by intelligence officers attached to the Kubwa Divisional Police Headquarters.
Omotayo, in a statement said police investigators have made tremendous progress in unveiling the circumstances surrounding the brutal murder of the yet to be identified female which would soon be made known to the public.
He however called on the public with useful information to assist the police arrest perpetrators of the brutal act.
The statement reads: “The Federal Capital Territory(FCT) Police Command has arrested a suspect in connection with the gruesome murder and dismembering of a yet-to-be-identified suspected middle-aged lady.
Recall that on the 20th June 2022, following the receipt of information at the Kubwa divisional police headquarters about sighting the dismembered body around PW Bridge Kubwa, Police Crime scene investigators (CSI) were drafted to the scene for necessary actions while the bag-packed body part was removed by the environmental health workers as demanded by standards best practices.
Following intelligence gathering and painstaking effort of the Command’s Tactical and Intelligence assets attached to the Kubwa Divisional Police Headquarters detailed on the case, An arrest was made at about 4:45 pm on the same day
Investigation so far proves progressive and is intensified to unravel other facts surrounding the incident as will be communicated subsequently.
The FCT Commissioner of Police CP Babaji Sunday psc while reassuring the good people of the Territory of the Command’s unalloyed commitment to bringing crime and criminality to the barest minimum in the Territory, urged residents to eschew the promulgation of fake news in all its forms and enjoined them to rather partner with the police especially as touching the rendition of concise, accurate and prompt information.
In the light of the above, members of the public are therefore urged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious or abnormal occurrence to the Police through the following emergency lines: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883, While the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) desk, can be contacted on: 0902 222 2352,