The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has paraded 19 suspects for kidnapping, armed robbery, drug peddling, illegal possession of firearms and fraud.
Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations, DCP Sunday Babaji, who paraded the suspects, Thursday at the Command Headquarters, Abuja, said items recovered from them included: four Dane guns, three locally fabricated revolvers, one shot gun, five locally made pistols, ammunition, two cars and Indian hemp among others.
According to the police boss, “We are confident that these strategies adopted including patrols, raids, visibility operations, collaboration with sister agencies and partnership with key community stakeholders will definitely nip crime in the bud within the FCT.
“The fundamental responsibility of the Command remains to ensure the delivery of quality security services to residents and stakeholders of the Federal Capital Territory.
“I want to reassure members of the Public of the Command’s unwavering resolve to protect lives and property within the FCT.
However, I would crave the indulgence of the well-meaning residents of the FCT to promptly beckon on the Police in the face of any suspicious movements or emergency, as we have circulated our distress call lines in the Media and placed them at strategic locations within the city.”