Nigeria: Surgery is done on an Abuja orphan who was killed by vigilantes
By Ahmad Hadizat Omayoza, Mamos Nigeria
The family of two siblings, Abdulmalik Abubakar and Ibrahim Abdullahi, who were supposedly shot by a members of a vigilance group in the Bobota/Dabi Kwali Region Committee of the Government Capital Domain, have encouraged the police to test the episode.
A sister to the people in question, Jemilah, who talked with our journalist on Wednesday, said the family needed equity, adding that the police had not done what’s necessary since her siblings were shot on Sunday.
PUNCH Metro reported on Tuesday that on Sunday, July 9, while the brothers were sleeping in their room, members of the vigilance group entered the property and began shooting.
It was discovered that one of the slugs hit the two siblings in the leg and lap separately and in a bid to safeguard them, the pair were raced to the medical clinic for therapy.
Reached, one of the supposed guilty parties, distinguished essentially as Abdulkareem, had said he was important for the cautiousness individuals yet denied being important for the group that shot the people in question.
I have no idea who shot them. I don’t know if I’m a vigilante or not. I’m a tracker and a vigilante. It’s not me, please,” he said.
Be that as it may, Jemilah who talked from the clinic where Abdulmalik was getting treatment, expressed one of the siblings had been released from the medical clinic and the other, who was hit by a projectile in the leg, would go through a medical procedure.
“It is equity that we need. Up till now, we have not heard a single thing from the police. We found out that one of the suspects had been apprehended. We don’t have cash for a medical procedure. They are requesting N120,000. We are all orphans, Jemilah stated.
In a telephone conversation with our correspondent on Wednesday, Ibrahim Abdulrahman, a local resident and friend of the victims, lamented the security situation.
“What we need is that the police ought to figure out those individuals that made it happen and why they did it since we don’t actually have any idea who will be who now. Everyone is presently conveying weapons locally and terrible things continue to occur,” Abdulrahman said.
In addition, the Take It Back Movement, a civil society organization, urged the police to immediately investigate the incident and bring the culprits to justice.
The gathering’s Chief, Juwon Sanyaoulu, in a WhatsApp visit with our journalist on Wednesday said, “Three days in the wake of being shot by walking by an outfitted vigilante bunch close by his 19-year old sibling, Abdulmalik Abubakar, is presently being moved for a medical procedure. ” Tragically, the police are yet to make a solitary capture. The case must be investigated immediately by the police, and the culprits must be apprehended.
Reached for a response, the FCT Police Advertising Official, Josephine Adeh, vowed to determine from the Divisional Cop taking care of the matter.
“Allow me to find out. Let me inquire with the DPO,” she merely informed our correspondent.