Operatives of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command have arrested three suspects in connection with the gruesome murder of Terungwa Stephanie, a 26-year-old corps member, whose last address was City Homes Estate, Lokogoma.
The FCT Police Spokesperson, DSP Josephine Adeh, who made the disclosure, noted that the arrest was made following the deployment of Tactical and Intelligence assets at the Command’s disposal attached to the Homicide Department of the State Criminal Investigations Department (SCID).
According to her, the suspects, Jenifer Tsembe, 26; Monday Simon (a.k.a Black), 36 and Solomon Abu, 35, all residents of Oguta Lake, Maitama area of the FCT, voluntarily stated their involvement in the perpetration of the dastardly act.
She said: “The investigation is ongoing to unravel other ground-breaking facts while effort has been doubled to apprehend the fleeing suspects. The suspects will be charged to court upon the conclusion of the investigation.
“The Commissioner of Police, FCT Command, CP Babaji Sunday, while applauding the gallantry and result-yielding effort of the investigating team, enjoined the good people of the Territory not to relent in cooperating with the Police, especially as touching the rendition of prompt and actionable intelligence.
“The CP further stated that the Police will not rest on its oars until unscrupulous elements are fished off their hideouts and flushed out of the territory as a whole.
“To adequately complement the crime-fighting effort of the Command, the good people of the FCT are therefore urged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious or abnormal occurrence to the Police through the following emergency lines: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883, while the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) Desk could be reached on 0902 222 2352.”