Police detain Inspector for killing man in Kebbi

Police in Kebbi Command, has arrested and detained an Inspector, Nura Ahmad, for allegedly killing a 20- year old man along Zamare- Yauri road in Yauri Local Government Area of the state.

The Spokesperson of the command, SP, Nafi’u Abubakar made this known in a statement issued in Birnin Kebbi on Thursday.

He said on that the inspector attached to Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU), Base 18 Zamfara State, but on stop and search duty along Zamare/Yauri road was arrested after he shot the man.

“While on duty, he was confronted by one Ahmad Ibrahim ’20’ of Yauri town.

“As a result, the said Police Inspector shot Ahmad Ibrahim on his chest and he was immediately rushed to General Hospital Yauri, for treatment, where a medical doctor confirmed him dead,” he said.

In view of the ugly incident, Abubakar said that the Inspector had been arrested and detained at the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Birnin Kebbi, for discreet investigation.

This, he said, with a view to unravel the circumstances surrounding the confrontation and the unprofessional conduct of the police inspector.

“The command is using this medium to condole the immediate family, friends and well wishers of late Ahmad Ibrahim and prayed for his soul to have an eternal rest and give his family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss,” Abubakar prayed.

The PRO assured members of the public that justice would be done in the investigation of the ugly incident adding that its outcome would be made available in due course.

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