Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Kubwa Murder: Residents Call For Increased Security Surveillance


Nigeria Police
Last Saturday, a female evengelist was killed in the Kubwa area of the Capital City, Abuja. Residents of Bwari area council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have appealed to Police in the area to increase security surveillance, following the murder of Mrs Eunice Olawale who had gone out for early morning preaching around the Gbazango-West area of Kubwa, a satellite town in the Federal Capital Territory.

Speaking in seperate interview yesterday, the residents stated that the rate of crime in the area, especially in Kubwa and Dutse axis has brought endless fear amongst residents, thereby appealed for increased survelliance, in order to reduce crime in the area.

One of the residents, Martha Ike stated that apart from the recent killing of the preacher, there have been stories of kidnappings, ritual killings and armed robbery, which she said is putting fear on residents.

“I heard that a woman took a bike from Dutse and the bike man took her to a lonely place. She did not even remember how she got to the lonely place. Another bike man arrive at the spot and they started arguing about her. She had to use the oppurtunity to escape,” she said.

Another resident, Ben Akoh also spoke of the dead woman body that was discovered in a bush recently along the Dutse-Bwari road, urging the Police to help protect the people of the area.

Akoh also urged residents to inform the Police of any suspected movement around their areas, adding that if the residents are able to funish Police with information, most crimes will be averted.

He also emphasised the need for community policing in all communities of the council, adding that the combined effort of the two parties will help keep everyone safe.

It could be recall that Recall that on Saturday morning, a female Pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, a mother of seven, Mrs. Olawale, was killed by unknown assailants, while preaching around the Gbazango area of Kubwa satellite town in the FCT.

Olawale, whose birthday was just a couple of weeks away, was stabbed in the stomach and she also had a cut in her neck.

The 42-year-old woman was a deaconess at the Divine Touch Parish of the RCCG, Old NEPA Road at Phase 4 in Kubwa.

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