According to a statement signed by the deputy public relations officer in the police headquarters, Aremu Adeniran, and sent to PREMIUM TIMES, the police said they recovered the mace where the hoodlums abandoned it.
“The police teams engaged in massive raids of identified criminal spots/flashpoints, stop and search operations, visibility and confidence building patrols, intelligence gathering which forced the suspected miscreants to abandon the mace at a point under the flyover before the City Gate, where a patriotic passer-by saw it and alerted the Police.”
He, however, said discreet investigation into the incident is still ongoing to arrest and bring the perpetrators to justice.
He appreciated members of the public, most especially motorists within Abuja Metropolis for their support, cooperation and timely information during the stop and search operations for the recovery of the mace.
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