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4 commercial cyclists allegedly murdered in FCT

19 March 2015, 16:40Gregory Mmaduakolam

Abuja - Four commercial motorcyclists were allegedly murdered on Tuesday in Karshi, FCT.

Alhaji Ahmed Doku, the District Head of Karshi, said in an interview on Wednesday that the cyclists were killed in separate incidents on March 16 and March 17, respectively.

According to Doku, the first two cyclists were killed on March 16, while the other two were killed on the March 17.

He said corpses of the first two cyclists were found around  7 p.m. on March 16 along Takalafia road, near Gidan Gede.

According to him, bodies of the other two cyclists killed on March 17 were discovered around 11 a.m. the same day around El-Rufai quarters.

He revealed that this type of criminal act had not happened in Karshi before as the area had been peaceful.

Also read: Two robbers killed by police in Ekiti

Mr Danjuma Opiya, the Chairman of Commercial Cyclists union in Karshi, condemned the incident and said the matter had been reported to the Police.

He called on the government to deploy more security personnel to the area

Meanwhile, the FCT Police Command has confirmed the two incidents.

Mr Wilson Inualegwu, the Public Relations Officer of the command, described the incidents as unfortunate.

Inualegwu said full investigation had been ordered to unravel the circumstances behind the incidents.



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