Sowore not shot in Abuja –Police

May 31, 2021
9 Views

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says Mr. Omoyele Sowore, the publisher of Sahara Reporters was not shot as being speculated in some sections social media.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the FCT, ASP Mariam Yusuf announced this in a statement on Monday in Abuja.

She said the clarification followed a viral message in some sections of the social media, purporting that Sowore was shot by a female assistant commissioner of police at the Unity Fountain, Abuja.

Fidelity Leaderboard

The report said Sowore was allegedly shot during a protest at the Unity Fountain, Abuja.

Related Posts

“There is no record of such incident as at the time of this report,” she said.

Yusuf said police operatives had professionally restored calm at the Unity Fountain following attempts by a group of protesters to incite public disturbance.

She said the protesters were resisted by police operatives to ensure there was no breakdown of law and order.

She enjoined FCT residents to remain calm and law abiding and pledged the commitment of the command to protect lives and property within the FCT.

You may be interested

News
1 views

Police arrest Bauchi woman, teenage daughter for maltreating step children

admin - June 16, 2021

The police in Bauchi State have arrested a housewife with her 18-year-old daughter as well as husband, for maltreating her…

JUST IN | Ex-Bank PHB MD, Francis Atuche, Jailed 6 Years for N25.7Bn Fraud
News
1 views
News
1 views

JUST IN | Ex-Bank PHB MD, Francis Atuche, Jailed 6 Years for N25.7Bn Fraud

admin - June 16, 2021

*Mr. Francis Atuche. (By NAN) An Ikeja High Court has sentenced Francis Atuche, a former Managing Director of the defunct…

News
1 views

Police arrest 18-year-old suspected armed robber with dummy wooden gun in Delta

admin - June 16, 2021

A Police Patrol Team in Okpanam, Asaba, the Delta State capital have arrested an 18-year-old suspected armed robber, Emmanuel Peace,…

Leave a Comment