In prompt response to a distress call at Mpape , the FCT Police Command has foiled an attempted robbery attack at a First Bank branch at about 1200hrs, today (Saturday).
The FCT Command’s Deputy Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Yusuf Mariam in a statement disclosed that “Police Operatives were immediately deployed to the scene and engaged in cross%re with the robbers thereby foiling the attack on the bank with the back up of the Military.
“Consequently, Four (4) suspects were arrested and one shot dead while trying to escape. The Commissioner of Police has ordered a discreet investigation of the incident”, the Command spokesperson said.
The Command then urged residents to remain calm as normalcy has been restored while reaffirming its commitment to nip crime in the bud and ensure safety in the FCT.
In the event of emergency, FCT residents were therefore urged to contact the Police Command through any of the following emergency numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883.