The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has confirmed the arrest of three residents of the territory for allegedly killing Terungwa Stephanie, a 26-year-old National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member.
Stephanie was declared missing after leaving her residence for Community Development Service in Lokogoma last month.
A few days after she was declared missing, her body was found with several parts missing.
A statement by the FCT Police Public Relations Officer, Josephine Adeh, said the arrest was made following “deployment of Tactical and Intelligence assets at the Command’s disposal, attached to the Homicide Department of the State Criminal Investigations Department (SCID)”.
She identified the suspects as Jenifer Tsembe, Monday Simon (a.k.a Black) and Solomon Abu all residents of Oguta lake Maitama area of the nation’s capital.
The statement reads in part, “Investigation is ongoing to unravel other groundbreaking facts, while effort has been doubled to apprehend the fleeing suspect(s).
“The suspects will be charged to court upon the conclusion of the investigation.
“The Commissioner of Police FCT Command CP Babaji Sunday psc while applauding the gallantry and result yielding effort of the investigating team, enjoined the good people of the Territory not to relent in cooperating with the Police, especially as touching the rendition of prompt and actionable intelligence.
“He further stated that the Police will not rest on its ores until unscrupulous elements are being fished off their hideouts and flushed out of the territory as a whole.”