FCT Police Raid Black Spot & Arrest 307 Suspects 

Posted on February 13, 2024
The Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Benneth C. Igweh, on 11th February, 2024, at about 11:30 PM, personally led the tactical teams of the Command in the newly launched Operation Velvet to raid a marked black spot, Gidan Dambe in Dei-Dei -Zuba axis and arrested three hundred and seven (307) suspects.
According to SP Josephine Adeh, the
Police Public Relations Officer,
during the search, one English Pistol with fifteen (15) rounds of 9mm ammunition was recovered from one Ibrahim Tukur, who claimed to be a DSS personnel. Other exhibits such as motorcycles, wraps of marijuana, illicit substances and valuables reasonably suspected to have have been stolen from innocent residents were equally recovered.
While suspects are still undergoing screening, the Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Benneth Igweh psc, mni, wished to inform the members of the public of operation velvet, which was launched on 10th February, 2024, comprising all the Tactical teams of the Command to curb all forms of vehicular criminality and other crimes in the Territory.
The Commissioner of Police further cautioned officers against extortion of residents and to adopt professionalism in the discharge of their lawful duties, as security of the populace remains his utmost priority.
He equally urged residents to report suspicious activities through the following emergency lines ; 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883; PCB: 09022222352.

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