Policeman Commits Suicide After Killing Colleague


According to a statement by ASP Mariam, the Deputy Police Public Relations Officer, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja Command, a policeman has reportedly killed himself after killing his fellow officer in Abuja on Saturday. Another officer was also injured.

The Federal Capital Territory Police Command regrettably condemns the ill-fated incident that took place at Dutse Alhaji Division on 21st December, 2019 at about 0430hrs, which involves the killing of a police corporal by an inspector of police.

The prelude investigation disclosed that the deceased inspector fired a shot at the corporal leading to his death and and also injuring a deputy superintendent of police before he committed suicide. 

While commiserating with the family members of the deceased, the Commissioner of Police has structured a tactful investigation into the incident and put measures in place to prevent the reoccurrence of such incident.

The police command urges the residents to remain calm while reiterating its commitment to provide sufficient security during the Christmas Season / New Year celebrations.


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