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Police investigate shooting of two students allegedly by NSCDC personnel

Three personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have been reportedly arrested for allegedly shooting two students of Senior Secondary School Life Camp, Abuja.

The personnel were said to have been drafted to the school for the ongoing SSCE external examination.

The incident was said to have occurred at about 11:30 am on Wednesday.

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It is unclear what led to the shooting but the affected students are said to be receiving treatment at the Gwarinpa Hospital, Abuja.

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Following the shooting, some students allegedly vandalized three patrol vehicles belonging to the NSCDC in protest.

Josephine Adeh, FCT police spokeswoman, confirmed the incident but said police had restored peace to the affected area.

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She said the CP, Haruna Garba, had ordered an investigation into the incident.

Speaking to SOLACEBASE on the development, the Education Secretary in the Federal Capital Territory Administration, Dr. Danlami Hayyo said a committee has been constituted to investigate the incident.


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