Policeman arrested for killing barber in Abuja‎

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A policeman has been arrested for allegedly killing a 19-year-old barber, Jonah Samson, in Dutse-Apo area of Abuja.

The incident occurred on Saturday, October 3.

It was gathered that the policeman allegedly released gunshots into the air when he arrived in the community.

However, when residents of the area appealed to him to stop, he allegedly fired another shot which hit the barber.

The barber was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.‎

Spokesperson of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command, Yusuf Mariam, who confirmed the development, said the Commissioner of Police, CP Bala Ciroma, has ordered an investigation into the incident.

She said the policeman has been arrested and will be charged accordingly. ‎

“The Police Officer identified to have shot the deceased has been arrested, detained and will be charged accordingly.

“While commiserating with the family and friends of the deceased, the Commissioner of Police wishes to guarantee members of the public that the Command will be lucid in its investigation and ensure the findings are made public,” Mariam said in a statement. ‎

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