- Photo: Ameerah Sufyan*
The FCT Police Command on Friday confirmed that Ameerah Sufyan, a Twitter user, who was allegedly kidnapped a few days ago by gunmen in police uniform, has been found.
The Police also debunked reports that 17 other persons were kidnapped by armed men in police uniforms.
Recall that Ameerah had alerted that she and others were kidnapped at gunpoint by armed men in police uniform a few days ago.
However, in a statement by ASP Oduniyi Omotayo, Deputy Police Public Relations Officer, the FCT command said Ameerah is currently in its custody.
The statement read in part, “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.”