The Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command, CP Haruna G. Garba has warned against any form of disturbance of public peace, unlawful assembly, and criminal infiltration of lawful assembly within the FCT.
The CP gave this warning today, 6th December 2023, while confirming the arrest of 5 suspects in connection with the attempted infiltration of the 30th November 2023 NANS convention to disrupt the process.
The suspects, according to CP Garba were promptly intercepted by security operatives and some were handed over to the Police by the Department of State Security.
The suspects are Adeniran Femi, Ishaya Christopher, Obigi Emeka, Fatokun Ayodele, and Abdullahi Saliu.
Exhibits recovered from them include a pump action gun, one locally made double barrel shotgun, two locally made pistols, one beretta pistol, fifteen (15) live ammunition, cartridges, an axe, twelve (12) cutlasses, mobile phones, a bag containing uniforms of security agencies and a Mazda car with Reg No. RBC909DP which contains some of the exhibits.
A statement by the Spokesperson of the command, SP Josephine Adeh said the investigation is being intensified while efforts are ongoing to arrest other suspects still at large.
SP Adeh said the suspects would be charged in court at the conclusion of the investigations.
“Meanwhile, the CP has assured residents of the unflinching commitment of the command to ensuring and safeguarding public order, safety, and security in the FCT.
“He further urged residents to keep up with prompt rendition of distress calls or complaints to the Police through the following emergency lines:
08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883.PCB. 090222223527,” the police image maker added.