Panic in Abuja as gunmen kill seven cops


Residents of Abuja are on edge after gunmen killed seven policemen in a fierce duel at Galadimawa roundabout on Tuesday.

Confirming the incident, FCT Police Command’s spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, said it was reassuring "members of the public that the Command has deployed proactive security measures to protect lives and property in the Federal Capital Territory."

He spoke during his visit to Galadimawa round-about for on the spot assessment of the incident that claimed the lives of the policemen.

While commiserating with families of the deceased policemen who paid the supreme price while serving their fatherland, he said the police wish to assure law abiding FCT residents and the general public that the command would soon arrest the assailants and bring them to justice.

Meanwhile, the command’s Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department has commenced a discreet investigation to unmask the identities of the criminal elements behind the dastardly act.


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