Mother of seven, Deaconess Eunice Olawale, was butchered to death by some unidentified persons while preaching in the morning at Gbazango community in Kubwa, Abuja in the early hours of July 9th.
The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has now arrested six suspects over her murder.
A statement released on Sunday by the spokesman of the FCT police command, ASP Anjuguri Manzah said FCT, Commissioner of Police (CP) Alkali Usman ordered the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (CIID) to lead a discreet investigation into the murder of Mrs. Eunice Mojisola Wale.
According to him, the 40 year old woman was murdered by unknown persons in the early hours of Saturday
at Bazango Pipeline area of Kubwa.
Six suspects arrested in connection with the gruesome murder are in Police custody, currently undergoing interrogation and the outcome will be made public.
He also said the CP commiserates with the family members of the deceased over the unfortunate incident and assured them and other residents of the area of the commitment and determination of the Command to fish-out perpetrators of the heinous crime and bring them to justice. Contrary to reports from some sections of the media that the deceased’s head and leg was chopped-off, the Command stated that apart from marks of injury inflicted on some parts of her body, all parts of the deceased body are intact and the Police has taken custody of her remains for preservation and examination.
Manzah enjoined residents of Kubwa and the general public to remain calm and cooperate with police in the ongoing investigation.