The Police Command has declined the reports that about 20 people were abducted in the Zuba community of Abuja Federal Capital Territory.

According to the statement released by the spokesperson of the Command, Mariam Yusuf, stated that nothing of such on Tuesday 30th March 2021.

Mariam Yusuf said in a statement that “The attention of the FCT Police Command has been drawn to some malicious publications being circulated in some sections of the social media targeted at creating palpable tension amongst well-spirited residents of the FCT, with particular reference to the alleged ‘kidnap of twenty (20) persons along Zuba axis’.

“It is unfortunate that these elements are unmindful of the frantic effort including proactive and reactive measures put in place by the Command in collaboration with key Community Stakeholders to tackle the emerging security challenges in the FCT.

“Furthermore, it is worthy of note that, in its bid to rid the city of all forms of criminality, the Command has foiled several attempts by hoodlums to breach the peace of the FCT and arrested over 90 suspects between January-March 2021 in connection with different criminal activities including kidnapping, armed robbery, one chance robbery etc.”

The FCT Police Command appealed the people living in the community to relax and verify every notifications to avoid circulating rumours.

The Police Command also charge the residents to notify all questionable movements, emergency or distress through designated police numbers as well as report the conduct of Police Officers at the Police Public Complaint Bureau.

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