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FCT: Female Stabbed To Death By Notorious Phone Thief In Abuja


Member Of Notorious Phone Snatching Syndicate Danladi Abubakar, Stabs Woman To Death. 

....Police Thwart Robbery Attempt In A Hotel In Kubwa. 

20 Year Old Danladi Abubakar Has Been Arrested By The FCT Police Command For Stabbing A Woman To Death After Snatching Her Mobile Phone.

Danladi Abubakar is reported to have stabbed his victim, a woman who according to the police is yet to be identified to death with a knife at Kasuwan-Dere area of Gwagwalada in the FCT.

According to the Spokesperson of the FCT  command Mariam Yusuf, who revealed via a statement on Sunday, the suspect Danladi Abubakar was arrested by the police following Intel which the police had received about him.

Danladi was identified by one of his victims and he later confessed to belonging to a notorious phone snatching syndicate that has terrorized the area for a long time.

“The FCT Police Command has arrested one suspect for culpable homicide in the Kasuwa-Dere, Gwagwalada area.

“Acting on credible intelligence, the suspect, one Danladi Abubakar, 20, was arrested by police detectives from the Gwagwalada Division for the gruesome murder of a yet-to-be identified middle-aged woman.

“The suspect, who was identified by another victim, confessed to being a member of a notorious phone snatching syndicate operating in the Gwagwalada area.

“Exhibits recovered are one sharp knife used for stabbing the deceased and one Tecno phone belonging to the late woman.”

Mariam Yusuf also revealed that a group of policemen on patrol thwart a robbery attempt at one of the popular hotels in Kubwa.

According to Yusuf, one of the Suspects sustained gunshot injuries and was rushed to the hospital by the police however he was pronounced dead.

" Operatives who were on routine patrol, engaged and exchanged fire with the robbers. One of the suspects however sustained very serious gunshot injuries and was rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead.

" Exhibits recovered from the late suspect are Barletta pistol,

A Silver Mazda Space Wagon and number plates."

" Effort is in top gear to arrest fleeing suspects. All Suspects will be arraigned upon conclusion of investigation," Yusuf added.

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