The Police Command of the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday, May 18 restored calm at Kabusa axis following a violent protest by some residents of the area who were agitating over a suspect who was earlier rescued from an angry mob for knocking down two passengers on Monday and leaving them with fatal injuries.
Unfortunately, the suspect who had been beaten to a pulp by the angry mob as result fell ill and was taken to the hospital for treatment where the doctor certified him dead.
Because of the development, some residents of Kabusa during the violent protest attempted to overrun the Divisional headquarters and were resisted by the police . Regrettably, in the bid to restore calm one young resident sustained serious injuries and is currently receiving medical attention.
The Commissioner of Police CP. Bala Ciroma sympathized with the families of the victims and ordered a discrete investigation into the incident.
The Command urged residents to remain calm, law-abiding while reaffirming its unwavering commitment to the protection of lives within the FCT.
The Command further asked residents to report all suspicious movements, emergency or distress, by calling police numbers such as 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653,08028940883 and to report misconduct of police officers, they should call the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) on 09022222352