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Police find missing Amira, debunk 17 kidnapped



Amira Safiyanu has been found by the police days after she went missing

FCT Police Command say it has found Safiyanu Amira, two days after she raised an alarm that she was abducted by men who wearing police uniforms.

Amira had sent out a series of tweets alerting the public of her abduction and that of 16 others, although the police has now debunked her story.

In a vague statement on Friday by Oduniyi Omotayo, deputy police spokesperson in the FCT Command, Amira is in the hospital receiving treatment.

“The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command wishes to categorically debunk the viral news of the alleged kidnapping of one Safiyanu Amira and seventeen (17) others who were reportedly abducted at gunpoint by armed men in police uniform on Tuesday 14th June 2022 at about 1:00 pm and to state that Safiyanu Amira is currently safe in police custody.


The police added that, “While she is currently in the hospital receiving medical attention as demanded by global best practices, the investigation continues and findings will be communicated subsequently.

“The Commissioner of Police FCT Command, CP Babaji Sunday while commending the gallantry of the tactical and investigative apparatus detailed on the case, appreciated the members of the public for their calm maintained and the various degrees of useful information given to the police.

“He enjoined the good people of the FCT not to relent in partnering with the police, especially towards the rendition of information, to remain vigilant, and report any suspicious or abnormal occurrence to the police through the following emergency lines: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883, while the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) desk, could be reached on: 0902 222 2352.

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