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Police take Ameerah into custody; say woman, 17 others were not abducted

The police said additional investigations are underway to establish what happened.

• June 17, 2022
Inspector General of Police Bala Usman
Inspector General of Police Bala Usman [Photo Credit: Punch Newspaper]

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command wishes to categorically debunk the viral news of the alleged kidnapping of one Safiyanu Amira and seventeen (17) others who were reportedly abducted at gunpoint by Armed men in Police uniform on Tuesday 14th June 2022 at about 1:00 pm and to state that Safiyanu Amira is currently safe in Police custody.

While she is currently in the hospital receiving medical attention as demanded by global best practices, the investigation continues and findings will be communicated subsequently.

The Commissioner of Police FCT Command CP Babaji Sunday psc while commending the gallantry of the Tactical and Investigative apparatus detailed on the case, appreciated the members of the public for their calm maintained and the various degrees of useful information given to the Police.

He enjoined the good people of the FCT not to relent in partnering with the police, especially towards the rendition of information, 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 could be reached on: 0902 222 2352.

ASP ODUNIYI OMOTAYO

Deputy Police Public Relations Officer,

For: The Commissioner of Police

FCT Police Command, Abuja.

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