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Police raid suspected kidnappers’ hideouts in Abuja

Igweh urged residents to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity or movement of people to the police.

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The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has raided suspected kidnappers’ hideouts and routes in the hills and bushes surrounding Apo resettlement and its environs.

The command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Josephine Adeh, made this known in a statement on Wednesday.

“The operatives of the FCT Police Command, led by the Commissioner of Police, CP Benneth Igweh, himself, stormed the hills and thick bushes surrounding Zones A and B of Apo-resettlement and its environs on April 1, 2024, at about 11 a.m., to emplace some security measures in the area, as it is perceived to be kidnappers’ routes and criminal hideouts.

“The clearance operation involved the burning of illegal structures and bushes surrounding the hills and the proactive deployment of police operatives for surveillance patrol, as the entry and exit routes to the hills have been adequately manned,” it said.

Igweh urged residents to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity or movement of people to the police.

The CP further enjoined residents to take advantage of the police emergency lines to report suspicious activities through: 08032003913, 08028940883, 08061581938, and 07057337653. PCB: 09022222352, CRU: 08107314192.

 

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