The Gombe State Commissioner of Police, CP Hayatu Usman, has ordered the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Criminal Investigation Department to personally investigate the murder of a 58-year-old woman, Aishatu Abdullahi, who was reportedly slaughtered by unknown persons on Friday.
Punchng reports that the perpetrators were said to have stormed the late Abdullahi’s residence at Jekadafari Quarters before fleeing with her mobile phone.
According to a press statement signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Mahid Abubakar, he said on receipt of the information, operatives moved to the scene where late Abdullahi was found in a pool of her own blood.
Abubakar said, “She was immediately rushed to the Specialist Hospital, where she was sadly pronounced dead.”
The police, while extending the command’s condolence to the family assured that it would do everything to unravel the perpetrators.
The statement reads, “The command has launched a full-scale investigation to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the incident and identify those responsible for the brutal murder.
“The command extends its heartfelt condolences to the family of Aishatu Abdullahi and we want to assure the public that we are doing everything possible to apprehend the perpetrators of this heinous crime and bring them to justice. We urge anyone with information that could lead us in our investigation to come forward and give us the information.”
“The command is urging residents to remain calm and vigilant and to report any suspicious activities or individuals to the police,”