The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command and other security agencies have commenced a joint operation in Abuja and environs.
The spokesman, ASP Yusuf Mariam, in a statement on Thursday, said the raid targets kidnappers and other criminals.
“The joint operation which involves a massive deployment of personnel from all security agencies is strategically equipped to raid criminal hideouts within the Federal Capital Territory throughout the festive season”, the Public Relations Officer said.
Operatives will dislodge bandits, rescue victims and arrest suspects, especially along the Pegi, Kuje, Kwali, Gwagwalada and Abaji axis.
The command advised residents to remain calm and provide useful information on suspicious activities within their vicinity.
Yusuf urged them to call 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883 in case of emergencies.