IGP orders the arrest of Police officer who murdered a lady in Abuja

The death of a young lady identified as Anita Adamson which happened in Abuja, has triggered the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, to order the FCT Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma to arrest and ensure a personally investigate the policemen who shot a lady dead in Abuja.

The victim was allegedly shot dead on Saturday night by policemen in Katampe Extension area of Abuja, infront of house.

The Spokesman of the Police, Ag. DCP Jimoh Moshood in a statement in Abuja on Monday said: “IGP has ordered the detention and investigation of Policemen involved in the incident that led to the death of Miss Anita Akapson.

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“The IGP has directed the Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja to immediately detain and personally carry out a thorough investigation of policemen involved in the incident that resulted in the death of Miss Anita Akapson at Katampe Extension, Abuja on the night of Saturday, 13th October, 2018; and bring the perpetrators to justice.”

The IGP while commiserating with the family of the deceased also assured them that justice will be done in the matter.

Moshood also disclosed that the Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command was already in touch with the family as directed by the Inspector General of Police.

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The Police also promised to inform the public of the outcome of investigations into the incident.


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