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  • Updated: June 18, 2024

NSCDC commences investigation into Nasarawa headquarters attack, vows to arrest culprits

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Nasarawa State command headquarters has disclosed that an investigation to unravel those behind the attack on its headquarters in Lafia has commenced.

State Public Relations Officer, Jerry Victor, said this in an interview on Tuesday in Lafia.

Allnews.ng reported that bandits attacked the NSCDC Lafia office in the early hours of  Monday but were repelled by the personnel of the command.

Victor said that the state commandant of the corps, Ismaila Abdullahi, had directed the intelligence unit to get to the root of the attack by apprehending the attackers, collaborators, and sponsors.

He shared that those behind the attack would not escape justice as the command would go after them, no matter their status in the country.

Victor also disclosed that preliminary investigation revealed that the bandits wanted to set some of their members in their custody free.

“They came in large numbers with iron rods and attempted to break some part of the command’s fence to gain entry into the facility.

“Our personnel swiftly responded by opening fire on the hoodlums, whose mission was to release some high-profile suspected criminals including informants of kidnappers in our custody,” he said.

Victor added that the command had beefed up surveillance in and around their office to forestall future occurrences.

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