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Policeman Disappears After Testing Positive For COVID-19

A Chief Superintendent of Police has reportedly disappeared after he tested positive for COVID-19 in the Federal Capital Territory.

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He was said to have been found missing on Friday when some policemen and officials of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) had gone to evacuate him.

It was gathered that the CSP (names withheld) attached to 21 Police Mobile Force (PMF), Nyanya, Abuja, was billed to be evacuated from his residence at Garki Barracks around 2pm on Friday.

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The officer, according to reports,  had been quarantined and undergoing treatment at the National Hospital Abuja Isolation Centre, after he tested positive for the virus.

It was however not clear how he left the hospital and returned to his home where he was said to have continued self-treatment with the help of his friends and colleagues.

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He was said to have refused to allow policemen and NCDC officials into his apartment.

“He was later seen driving out of the barracks in his car to an unknown destination. His mobile phone has remained unreachable. Surveillance teams have been set up to trail and take him into custody. Police medical team has alerted and on standby,” said a source.

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Chronicle reports that Anjuguri Manzah,police spokesman for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command, Mansah said he was unaware of the incident.

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