The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has commenced an investigation into the murder of a former student of the University of Abuja, Blessing Otula.
Otula, a graduate of English at the institution, reportedly travelled from Oyo State to Abuja to collect her result when was murdered by unknown assailants who dumped her body inside a gutter along the Iddo Village area of the nation’s capital.
The command spokesperson, Yusuf Mariam, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, condemned the gruesome act.
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She urged residents of the FCT to be vigilant and report all suspicious movement to police.
“The FCT Police Command condemns in totality the murder of one Blessing Otula, a former student of the University of Abuja, whose body was found along Iddo Village axis and was killed by unknown assailants.
“Consequently, the Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma, has ordered a full-scale investigation into the unfortunate incident and launched a manhunt for the perpetrators while commiserating with the family of the deceased.”
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