By Frank Oshanugor
Detectives from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command of the Nigeria Police have arrested three persons in connection with the criminal conspiracy and gruesome murder of Terungwa Stephanie, a 26-year-old Corper of City Homes Estate, Lokogoma.
The arrest was sequel to the deployment of Tactical and Intelligence assets at the Command’s disposal attached to the Homicide Department of the State Criminal Investigations Department (SCID).
The FCT Police Command spokesperson, Josephine Adeh; a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) in a statement on Friday gave the names of the suspects as Jenifer Tsembe, a 26-year-old female, Monday Simon (a.k.a. Black) a 36-year-old male and 35-year-old Solomon Abu, all residents of Oguta Lake Maitama area of the FCT. The trio have reportedIy volunteered statements on their involvement in the perpetration of the dastardly act.
According to Adeh, investigation was ongoing “to unravel other groundbreaking facts while effort has been doubled to apprehend the fleeing suspect(s). She added that the arrested suspects would be charged to court upon the conclusion of the investigation.
The FCT Police Commissioner Babaji Sunday while applauding the gallantry and result yielding effort of the investigating team, enjoined the residents of the FCT not to relent in cooperating with the police especially giving actionable intelligence.
To adequately complement the crime fighting effort of the Command, FCT residents have been urged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious or abnormal occurrence to the police through the following emergency lines: 08032009913, 08061582938, 07057337553 and 08028940883