JUST IN: Terrorists Kill Commissioner Of Police, One Other, Photo
Information reaching Naija News House says that Terrorists Kill Commissioner Of Police, One Other
An Assistant Commissioner of Police and Area Commander for Dutsinma, Katsina State, ACP Aminu Umar and one other officer were killed by Islamic terrorists on Tuesday.
The officers were reported to have been killed in an ambush by the terrorists in the Safana Local Government Area of the state.
The police command in the state has confirmed their killings.
The command’s spokesman, SP Gambo Isah while confirming the incident in a statement, said over 300 terrorists who rode on motorcycles killed the duo in a crossfire.
The statement partly read, “Today (Tuesday) 06, July, 2022 at about 11.30 a.m, a distress call was received that terrorists numbering over three hundred (300), on motorcycles, shooting sporadically with AK 47 rifles and General Purpose Machine Guns (GPMG), ambushed ACP Aminu Umar, Area Commander, Dutsinma and team, while on clearance operation of recalcitrant bandits/terrorists, in Zakka forest, Safana Local Government Area of Katsina state.
“Consequently, the Area Commander and one other gallantly lost their lives during a cross-exchange of gunfire.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Idrisu Dabban Dauda, psc +, fdc, on behalf of the officers and men of the Command expresses his deep sympathy to the family of the deceased and prays to almighty Allah to repose their souls in Jannatul Firdausi.
“He reaffirms the Nigeria Police Force’s commitment to the ongoing onslaught against terrorism in the state until it is completely routed out, please.”
Meanwhile, the remains of the Area Commander would be buried according to Islamic rites on Wednesday.