Abuja - Members of the public have been alerted to the prevalence
of criminal syndicates that have devised means of gaining easy access into
residents with criminal intention.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command issued
“FCT seizes this medium to warn members of the public to
guard against opening their gates to strangers that have not been verified by
It is alleged members of these syndicates who operate mostly
at night go to the extent of living the inner light of their cars on to allay
any suspicion from gate-men.
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They allegedly use expensive vehicles and dispossess their
victims of cash, jewellery and phones, said Anjuguri Manzah, FCT Police Public Relations
He enjoined residents to be vigilant and guard against
welcoming strangers without first verifying their identity.
“Residents should also endeavour to educate their gate-men
on the need to always verify before opening the gate to strangers.”
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