The Commissioner of Police (CP) in charge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Babaji Sunday, has called on residents to disregard the news of the bandit invasion in Kubwa axis of Abuja.
The FCT Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Josephine Adeh, said this in a statement in Abuja.
She said the call followed misleading news making the rounds in some sections of the media that a number of miscreants stormed and raided the Pipeline Extension area in Kubwa and dispossessed residents of their belongings.
“The Command, therefore, wishes to categorically refute this erroneous and misleading news and state, emphatically that it is baseless and unfounded.
“It is promulgated with the malicious intention to instil fear and apprehension in the minds of residents and the good people of FCT,” she said.
She said the CP urged residents to discontinue the propagation of the news and go about their lawful businesses without fear of harassment or molestation
Adeh called on the residents to remain vigilant and report any suspicious or abnormal occurrence to the Police through 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883.