How Air Force personnel, others robbed Magu’s farm house –Police

By Editor on 24/04/2018

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The suspects
The suspects

The Police yesterday, revealed how two Air Force personnel, and two other suspects allegedly robbed the farm house of Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu. It will be recalled that gunmen had, on December 12, 2017, invaded the farm house located at Karshi, a suburb Abuja, killing Sergeant Haruna Sarki, who was on guard duty.

Parading the suspects at the Force Headquarters, Deputy Force Public Relations Officer (DFPRO), Mr. Aremu Adeniran, a Superintendent of Police, said two Air Force personnel, whose names were not mentioned, were facing disciplinary action initiated by the authorities of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF).

This was as Adeniran further disclosed that a dismissed Lance Corporal, Vincent Michael, was also involved in the act. Other suspects paraded were, Inalegwu Omikpa, and Francis Ochife.

“The other two gang members are Air Force personnel currently facing disciplinary action with the Nigeria Air Force,” Adeniran said.

According to the spokesman: “On December 12, 2017, some suspected criminals/armed men invaded the Farm House of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Mr Ibrahim Magu at Barkin Uza Karshi Area of Abuja, killing a Police Sergeant, Haruna Sarki, who was on guard duty.

They also carted away two AK47 rifles belonging to the police personnel on duty. Adeniran noted: “Consequent on the aforementioned, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris directed the IGP Intelligence Response Team to carry out a discreet investigation into the invasion/ attack, arrest and bring perpetrators to justice. The above mentioned principal suspects were arrested by the police team in their various criminal hideouts after an unrelenting trail of the perpetrators.

Two AK47 rifles carted away from the slain sergeant and one other police personnel on duty were recovered from the possession of a member of the gang in his village in Otukpo, Benue State.”

Adeniran further disclosed that: “The suspects have confessed to the various criminal roles they played in the commission of the crime. Investigation is ongoing to arrest other members of the gang still at large. All suspects would be arraigned in court on completion of investigation.

The renewed commitment of the Nigeria Police Force to guarantee protection of lives and property across the country remains unequivocal and unwavering.” Items also recovered were two AK47 rifles, recovered police rifles, two mobile phones, two magazines and 60 rounds of AK47 ammunition.

Posted 24/04/2018 4:05:19 PM

 

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