The Nigeria Police has said it has arrested five suspects in connection with the killing of seven policemen at Galadimawa, Abuja.
In a statement signed by the Spokesperson acting DCP Jimoh Moshood he said; “the investigation team have so far arrested five suspects connected to the killings.”
He noted that, “however, there is the need to beef-up security throughout the country to enhance and ensure adequate security and protection of lives and properties across the Nation.”
He said to this end, the Assistant Inspectors General of Police in charge of Zonal commands and Commissioners of Police in State Commands are under strict instruction of the IGP to re-gird their crime prevention and control strategies.
He said they are to carryout massive deployment of Police personnel and logistics to strengthen security in their Area of Responsibility (AOR) and deal decisively with suspected criminal elements.
He added that, particular attention is to be placed on places of worship, schools, markets, venues of recreation and other public spaces to forestall any untoward incident.
He said, “The ongoing raids of criminal hideouts and black spots will be sustained throughout the Country. Show of Force exercise and confidence building patrols will also be embarked upon.”
He added that the Force therefore implores members of the public to cooperate with the Police personnel deployed in their localities.
Moshood said the renewed commitment of the Nigeria Police Force to sustain the tempo of the fight against violent crimes and other criminalities in the country and guarantee protection of Lives and Property remains unequivocal and unwavering.