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Police restore normalcy in Abuja estate after motorcycle riders attack

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says it has restored normalcy at Global Estate in Galadimawa area of Abuja after attack by motorcycle riders.

Recalls  that at least two buildings in the estate were said to have been torched by motorcyclists after a motorist knocked down two of their colleagues and ran into the estate for safety.

The motorist was reportedly chased into the estate by a large crowd of motorcyclists after the incident caused the deaths of two of their colleagues.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the FCT, DSP Josephine Adeh said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.

She said the attack followed a hit and run accident involving motorcycle and car.

According to her, the accident occurred around Global Estate, Dakwo in Galadimawa area  at about 1:30 pm on Sunday.

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She said the Commissioner of Police, in charge of the FCT, Mr Babaji Sunday, was on ground with heavy deployment of operatives to restore normalcy in the area.

“It is imperative to equally state that contrary to information filtering about, no house was burnt,” she said.

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Adeh pledged the commitment of the command to ensure safety of lives and property within the FCT.

She enjoined the public to remain calm and go about their lawful businesses without fear of harassment and molestation of any kind from any quarters.

Adeh called on residents to remain vigilant and report any suspicious or abnormal occurrence to the Police through 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883.

She said the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) desk of the command could be reached on 0902 222 2352. (NAN)

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