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.
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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.
Gunmen have killed an Assistant Director attached to the State House in Abuja, Laetitia Dagan.
The 47-year-old Dagan was killed in her apartment in Galadimawa, Abuja, on Monday evening shortly after she returned from work.
Reacting to the incident, State House Permanent Secretary, Jalal Arabi, said it was “a painful loss, not only to her immediate family but also the entire State House.”
“She was a dedicated, hard-working officer, and we all feel pained by her dastardly and untimely death,” Arabi told her family members during a condolence visit.
“We all share in your grief and pains, but be consoled by the fact that she lived a good life and contributed her best to the services of her nation”.
Speaking further, he asked the police authorities to ensure that the perpetuators are not allowed to go free.