By Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja
Says Protester arrested, professionally dispersed
The FCT Police Command has debunked the viral message in some sections of social media purporting that ‘Omoyele Sowere was shot by a female Assistant Commissioner of Police’ on the Unity Fountain.
A press release by ASP Yusuf Mariam, Public Relations Officer mentioned, “Contrary to the hypothesis, Police Operatives professionally restored calm on the Unity Fountain following makes an attempt by a gaggle of protesters to incite a public disturbance.
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“The protesters who went on the rampage have been resisted by Police Operatives to be able to stop them from inflicting a breakdown of regulation and order.
“There is not any report of such incident as on the time of this launch.
“The Command enjoins residents to remain calm and law-abiding while reaffirming its commitment towards the protection of lives and property within the FCT.”
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