The police in Abuja have arrested a suspect over the death of an Assistant Director attached to the State House in Abuja, Laetitia Dagan.
According to a statement by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command spokesman, Anjuguri Manzah, the arrest followed a preliminary probe by the criminal investigation department of the force.
The police added that the suspect whose identity was not revealed conspired with others, who are still at large, to carry out the crime.
The statement, also, warned members of the public to overlook inaccurate stories on social media about the murder of Dagan so as not to pre-empt investigation.
47-year-old Dagan was killed by gunmen on Monday evening in her apartment in the Galadimawa District of Abuja.
Laetitia’s Family Announces Burial
The family of late Laetitia Naankang Dagan, have fixed the burial of their daughter for Friday, February 21, 2020.
Dagan, an Assistant Director of Administration in the State House, Abuja, was murdered Monday night.
Dagan, who lived in a boys quarters on 22 Road, B Close, EFAB City Estate, Lokogoma, Abuja, was allegedly molested before the assailants set her ablaze.
Her remains will be interred at her family burial ground at Kwoor, in Kwalla community of Plateau State.
Meanwhile, the FCT Police Command has nabbed one suspect in connection with the killing.
A statement by the command’s spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, said a preliminary investigation by the Criminal Investigation Department led to the arrest of one Edirin Ohonre.
Manzah said Ohonre was suspected to have conspired with others now at large to perpetrate the crime.