Security/Crime

Police Arrest Suspect, Commences Investigation Into Kugbo Mechanic Murder

By Sunday Etuka, Abuja

The Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), CP Benneth Igwe has ordered a discreet investigation into a tragic incident that led to the death of one Chukwu Chukwudi at the Kugbo Mechanic in Abuja.

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A statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer, FCT Command, SP Josephine Adeh, said the tragic incident which happened at about 04:00 PM on Thursday involved a mechanic and four others currently at large, including one Tijani Uzairu who brought in a vehicle for repairs.

SP Adeh disclosed that preliminary investigation revealed that an argument ensued between them and the mechanic upon which one Chukwu Chukwudi was stabbed on the neck with a dagger by one of the suspects.

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She said, upon receipt of the complaint, police operatives from Karu Division mobilized to the scene where one Tijani Uzairu who accompanied the other suspects was arrested and the victim was rushed to the hospital where the doctor on duty confirmed him dead.

Consequently, the FCT Force PRO said, the Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Benneth Igweh, has ordered that a discreet investigation be conducted into the matter, as
normalcy has since been restored.

According to her, the Commissioner of Police also advised members of the public to shun all acts of violence, noting that the consequences are mostly dire and regrettable.

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