Search mounts for police officer’s killers in Bauchi

The Police in Bauchi State said they are conducting a stop and search in their effort to track the killers of an Inspector, Mukhtar Ibrahim.

Ahmad Wakil, the spokesman for the Bauchi Police Command, said this and confirmed the killings

He stated that hoodlums shot the police officer and another person, Uba Samaila dead at Nabordo Village, about 50 kilometres from Bauchi, the state capital.

“The Bauchi state command regrets to announce that on Saturday, 13th of March 2021, at about 2130hrs an attack was unleashed on the Nabordo Safer Highway Patrol Axis on police officers patrolling the Bauchi – Jos road, by unknown gun men”, said Wakil.

“The incident, which was indeed a very unfortunate one, resulted in the death of a Police officer, Insp. Mukhtar Ibrahim, Male, 35yrs, who was shot dead by his assailants. “One Uba Samaila, Civilian, Male, a 33-year-old resident of Nabordo town, was also hit by a stray bullet, but later died at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital (ATBH), while receiving treatment.”

“Our resilience as enforcers of the law has been tested by these criminals. But our resolve remains firm and resolute in fishing them out and serving justice adequately,” added the police spokesperson.

He also revealed that the service rifle of the slain policeman had been recovered, while the corpses of the victims have been released to their families.



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