Police arrest 4 alleged killers of army General in Abuja


The four arrested suspects

The police command in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, have arrested four men who allegedly killed a retired army General in Abuja, Brig-Gen. Uwen Harold.

This is contained in statement issued by the command on Monday in Abuja.

According to the police, the arrested suspects are notorious murdered and armed robbers from whom a lot of exhibits were recovered.

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The statement said that the suspects were arrested at Kabusa and Piyakasa Apo and Utako Divisions by police operatives led by CSP Victor O Godfrey.

The deceased General

The statement reads:

23/06/2024 at Kabusa and Piyakasa Apo in FCT, Abuja Utako Div.operatives led by Csp Victor O Godfrey arrested four suspects who robbed and murdered a retired Brigadier General, Gen. Uwen Harold (Retd) N/5575 15th Regular course at house no.9 Sanga street Sundshine Homes by Kabusa Junction Lokogoma FCT, Abuja.

They are (1) Ibrahim Rabiu ‘m’ 33 yrs old from Dala LGA Kano state but resident at Rasha Apo Roundabout (2) Nafiu Jamil ‘m’ 33 yrs old from Tofa LGA Kano, but resident at Apo Pantekar (3) Aliyu Abdullahi ‘m’ 47 yrs old from Shinkafi LGA of Zamfara state but resident at Apo Roundabout Abuja (4) Mohammed Nuhu ‘m’ 28 yrs old from Kumbotso LGA Kano state but resident at Apo primary school.

The suspects have all confessed to the heinous crimes of murder and armed robbery of the late General. They stated that during the armed robbery incident, they murdered the Gen. to prevent him from harming them with his pistols he brought out to defend himself but couldn’t effectively manipulated it.

They also confessed to have stolen Laptops, phones among other valuables from the deceased home. As fate would have, the knife in which they stabbed him to death was recovered. The deceased black GSM phone ‘Redmi’ made was also recovered. Effort is on top gear to recover two pistols they confessed to have taken away from the General house.

Effort is on top gear to arrest the fleeing remaining suspects and recover the weapons. Investigation has commenced. Further developments will be communicated.

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