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Kaduna Police set to track down killers of its personnel

KADUNA, Nigeria – The Kaduna State Police Command has sent reinforcement to track the killers of the three policemen ambushed at a checkpoint in Aboro village along Fadan Karshi-Nimbia Forest road, Sanga Local Government Area of the state.

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The command’s Deputy Public Relations Officer, ASP Suleiman Abubakar, made the disclosure in a press statement issued on Wednesday in Kaduna.

Abubakar said the personnel were mandated to comb the area and ensure that the culprits were apprehended and brought to face justice.

Three policemen were reportedly killed on Tuesday at about 1:00pm when unknown gunmen opened fire on their patrol vehicle, OgeneAfrican reported.

The statement read: “The operatives engaged the hoodlums and in the process Insp. Bobai Bature, Insp. Daniel Dogo and Sgt. Mamman Ahmadu, paid the supreme sacrifice while other team members escaped unhurt.

“The Commissioner of Police, Ali Janga, was greatly saddened by the unfortunate incident and commiserates with the families of the gallant men who laid down their lives for the common good of the country.

“The CP assures the public that the culprits will not escape the long arms of the law. The Command is doing everything possible to apprehend those behind this dastardly act.”

He called on the general public to assist the Police with relevant information to apprehend the killers and other criminals across the state.

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