Military takes immediate action over the killing of policemen by soldiers

Gen. Abayomi Gabriel, the Chief of Defence Staff, has set up a 7 man Joint Investigation Panel to find out the true circumstances that led to the sad incident between the Army and the Police.

The incident happened alone Ibi – Wukari road in Taraba, were Soldiers killed three Police officers, one civilian, also caused injury to other operatives, who were on criminal investigation activities to arrest one Alhaji Hamisu Bala Wadume indicted in a series of high-profile kidnap incidents in the State.

Defence spokesman, Col Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement Friday night said the composition of the panel was “in compliance with the presidential directive issued by the President, Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari”.

It also said that the Joint Investigation panel is headed by Rear Admiral IT Olaiya and a representative each from the Nigeria Police, Department of State Service and Defence Intelligence Agency.

He disclosed that the committee had began investigation.


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