Kano Killing: IGP identifies suspects, calls for calm

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Solomon Arase, Inspector General of Police

Solomon Arase, Inspector General of Police

The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase has identified the two key suspects arrested in connection with the killing of a 75-year old Igbo woman in Kofar Wambai market in Kano.

The police boss in a statement gave the names of the suspects as Dauda Ahmed and Subeiru Abubakar.

Arase also called for calm, saying the police would ensure that justice was done in the matter.

Here is the full text of the police statement on the killing issued by the police public relations officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja, ACP Olabisi Kolawole.

”Following the unfortunate incident that occurred in Kano State where one Bridget Abahime was mobbed and extra-judicially murdered, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase, has called for calm while reassuring the family of the deceased and indeed, the general public that justice shall be done in the case.

”In furtherance to this firm commitment, it is confirmed that the Kano State Police Command has succeeded in arresting two key suspects in connection with the unfortunate incident. Those arrested include Dauda Ahmed and Subeiru Abubakar.

In order to ensure a diligent and professional investigation, the Inspector General of Police has directed the Deputy Inspector-General of Police in- charge of the Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (FCIID) to deploy the Homicide Section of the Department to immediately take over the investigation of the case and ensure a meticulous investigation and speedy prosecution of the arrested suspects.

”The Inspector General of Police has also directed the Commissioner of Police of Kano State to sustain the community engagement actions which he is currently initiating with all strategic security stakeholders and community leaders in the State with a view to dousing the tension being generated by the condemnable incident. In addition, detachments of Mobile and conventional Police as well as the intelligence …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper