By Kanmi AKINLADE Investigator Correspondent Northern zone/
ABUJA-A Police Inspector attached to the Operation Puff Adder has been shot dead by suspected kidnappers while responding to a distress call. The later policeman sources said Police Command identified as Ambit John was among officers who responded to a distress call along Dankusa Angwan Zegele-Zuba area of Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory over the kidnap of four persons. The police public relations officer of FCT Command, ASP Mariam Yusuf who Confirmed the death said the Inspector died in the hospital while receiving medical attention; adding that the operatives had repelled multiple attacks by the suspected kidnappers in the wee hours of Tuesday along Dankusa, Angwan-Zegele-Zuba axis of the territory. She stressed that a manhunt for the fleeing Kidnappers had begun with a view to rescuing the Kidnapped victims. “The Commissioner of Police in charge of FCT, CP Bala Ciroma had commiserated with the family of the officer who paid the ultimate price in the service of the nation. He urged residents of the FCT to report all suspicious movements, emergency or distress to the command on 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883.
She said the conduct of police officers could be reported to the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) on 09022222352,” ASP Yusuf added.
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