Federal Capital Territory Police Command on commenced investigation into the immediate and remote cause of a violent protest in Kabusa an Abuja Community which led to the death of one person.
The protest it was gathered was by some residents in Kabusa over a suspect who was earlier rescued from the mob for knocking down two persons on Monday with high degrees of injury.
The police public relations officer of the command ASP Yusuf Mariam in a statement said the suspect had been beaten to coma by the angry mob and was rushed to the hospital for treatment where the doctor certified him dead.
According to her, some residents of Kabusa during the violent protest attempted to overrun the Divisional Headquarters but were resisted by a Joint Team of Police Operatives “Regrettably, in the bid to restore, calm the situation one young resident sustained serious injuries and is currently receiving medical attention.
She said the Commissioner of Police CP. Bala Ciroma sent out his sympathies to the families of the victims as he ordered a discrete investigation into the incident.
“The Command implores residents to remain calm, law abiding while reaffirming its unwavering commitment to the protection of lives and property within the FCT.”