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FCT: Suspected killer of AEDC staff arrested

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has arrested one Oputa Vitus in connection with the murder of staff of the Abuja Electrical Distribution Company (AEDC).

The deceased was attacked and stabbed with a knife by the suspect at Pasali, Kabusa on Tuesday.

DSP Anjuguri Manzah, Police Public Relations Officer, made the announcement in a statement on Wednesday.

He said the arrest followed a distress call received at Kabusa Division that the suspect inflicted serious injuries on two AEDC workers.

The staff had been deployed to the community on official assignment.

The statement confirmed that the knife has been recovered as an exhibit.

“As a result of the incident, one Ibrahim Garba Haji ‘m’ 50 years old, a staff of AEDC, who was stabbed on the chest, was certified dead at the hospital where he was rushed to for medical attention.

“Meanwhile, the second victim is still on hospital admission”, it added.

The Command said investigation into the incident has commenced and that the suspect would be arraigned in court upon the conclusion.

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