Police arrest suspect in connection with Laetitia Dagan’s murder

Laetitia Dagan.
Laetitia Dagan.

Following the murder of an Assistant Director with the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Laetitia Naankang Dagan, the Nigeria police force said it has arrested a suspect in connection with the murder.

The police also confirmed that the suspect, Edirin Ohonre, worked with some accomplices, who are currently on the run.

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The spokesperson of the FCT police command, Anjuguri Manzah, while giving an update on the investigation, explained that “preliminary investigation into the suspected murder of Laetitia Naankang Dagan, an assistant director with the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, by the Criminal Investigation Department of the FCT Police Command led to the arrest of one Edirin Ohonre, a male, who is suspected to have conspired with others now at large to perpetrate the crime.

“The suspect, who is currently under interrogation, is assisting the team of police detectives with information that will lead to the arrest of the other suspects connected to the crime, that is now at large.

“The Command is urging members of the public to disregard insinuations making the rounds in some social media platforms, and also wish to appeal to the members of the public to desist from pre-empting the ongoing police investigation.”

While commiserating with the family, friends and colleagues of the deceased on the unfortunate incident, the FCT Police Command assured members of the public that it has deployed relevant investigative tools to unravel the circumstances surrounding the victim’s unfortunate death and ensured that the culprits must be brought to book and prosecuted.


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