The Nigerian Police in the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), have arrested six suspects in connection with the murder of itinerant preacher, Mrs Eunice Olawale Elisha, in Abuja.
Mrs. Elisha was found dead with her bible, megaphone and mobile phone by her body at the early hours of Saturday at Pipeline area, Kubwa, Abuja.
The FCT Commissioner of Police, Alkali Usman confirmed the arrests as he said the the six suspects are in custody undergoing interrogation.
He however, assured other residents of the police’s commitment and determination to fish out perpetrators of the crime and bring them to justice and also promised to make the outcome of the investigation public.
The Commissioner urged the public to remain calm and cooperate with the Police in the investigation.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Anjuguri Manzah, in a statement released yesterday said: “The commissioner of Police FCT has ordered the deputy commissioner of Police, Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, to lead discreet investigation into the murder of Mrs. Eunice Olawale Elisha, 40 years old, who was murdered by unknown persons in the early hours of Saturday at Gbazango Pipeline area of Kubwa.
“Contrary to reports from some sections of the media that the deceased’s head and legs were chopped off, the command wants to state that apart from marks of injury inflicted on some parts of her body, all parts of the deceased body were intact and the Police have taken custody of her remains for preservation and examination.”