The FCT Police Command has confirmed today, June 17, 2022 that Ameerah Sufyan, a Twitter user who was allegedly abducted by gunmen in police uniform a few days ago, has been found.
ASP Oduniyi Omotayo, Deputy Police Public Relations Officer, the FCT command announced the news in a statement on his official Twitter handle.
According to the statement, the Police debunked the reports of 17 persons allegedly kidnapped by gunmen in police uniform against Ameerah previous account, adding that she is currently in their custody.
The statement partly reads, “The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command wishes to categorically debunk the viral news of the alleged kidnapping of one Safiyanu Amira and seventeen (17) others who were reportedly abducted at gunpoint by Armed men in Police uniform on Tuesday 14th June 2022 at NPF FCT Command about 1:00 pm and to state that Safiyanu Amira is currently safe in Police custody.
“While she is currently in the hospital receiving medical attention as demanded by global best practices, the investigation continues and findings will be communicated subsequently.
“The Commissioner of Police FCT Command CP Babaji Sunday psc while commending the gallantry of the Tactical and Investigative apparatus detailed on the case, appreciated the members of the public for their calm maintained and the various degrees of useful information given to the Police.
“He enjoined the good people of the FCT not to relent in partnering with the Police, especially towards the rendition of information, 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.”