Protesting man who climbed a mast has gone for mental evaluation. If found mentally stable, he will be charged to court for attempted suicide - FCT police

Tuesday, July 9, 2024
 - The FCT police command has today, July 9, 2024, sent Shuaibu Alhaji Yushau to the Social Development Secretariat (SDS) for mental assessment and evaluation following his rather troubling action, which caused apprehension in the populace on Monday, July 8, 2024, by climbing a high broadband mast at ASO Radio in Katampe, Abuja, and attempting to take his own life.

 According to the spokesperson of the command, SP Josephine Adeh, the suspect, if found to be mentally stable after the test, would be charged to court for attempted su!cide, disturbance of public peace, and incitement contrary to sections 231, 111, and 114 of the Penal Code Act.

 She stated that the Commissioner of Police, FCT, CP Benneth C. Igweh, has urged residents to be law-abiding while pushing for their voices to be heard, as the police will not be stampeded into allowing the breakdown of law and order.

 Yusahu climbed the mast and attempted to commit su!cide if Fuel subsidy is not returned and insecurity is not abated. 

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