Kidnappers kill 4 Policemen in Kaduna forest

Policemen

Four operatives of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Intelligence Response Team, have been killed by suspected kidnappers. New Telegraph gathered from security sources, that the IRT operatives – three Inspectors and a Sergeant – were killed in an ambush at the Rigasa area of Kaduna. According to the source, the operatives were deployed In a settlement inside Rigama Forest, to fish out suspected kidnappers of Sheikh Ahmad Adam Algarkawy in Rigasa town, on August 2. The operatives, who had apprehended two of the suspects, were on their way out…

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Four policemen to die by hanging for murder

Zamfara youths attack police station, set vehicles ablaze Youths beat up DPO in Ondo   Four policemen have been sentenced to death in Akwa Ibom State for killing a commercial motorcyclist otherwise called Okada rider in Uyo, the state capital. The convicted policemen are Inspector Moses Akpaete, Inspector Idoko Sampson, Corporal Enobong Udo and Corporal Godwin Nnanna, all attached to C Division. This came as some irate youths at Zurmi town in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State attacked the community police station and demanded that officers should hand…

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Bandits kill two policemen in Kaduna

Kaduna

Bandits have killed two policemen in Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State during a patrol in the area. This came as some of the policemen, who conveyed the bodies of their late colleagues to the command headquarters, killed a yet-to-be-identified woman while protesting the way their colleagues died.   The policemen were killed on Monday in Birnin-Gwari while the woman was killed from a stray bullet yesterday afternoon at the police headquarters in Kaduna. It was learnt that the vicinity of the Kaduna State Police Command Headquarters was yesterday…

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PHOTOS: Four Policemen burnt in Edo

Emotions are now high among residents and officers as well as men of the Edo state police command as tragedy occurred following the mysterious deaths of four policemen attached to the Sabongida-Ora Divisional Police Headquarters in Owan West local government area of the state. The charred bodies of the burnt policemen on duty were discovered on Saturday evening in the area. Besides the killing of the officers, their bodies were also found to have been burnt along a patrol van with which they had gone for the day’s duty. It…

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BREAKING: Gunmen kill 7 policemen in Abuja

Policemen

Unknown gunmen on Monday night opened fire on eight policemen on duty at Galadimawa roundabout in Abuja, killing seven and critically injuring one. It was reported that the gunmen lowered the windows of their car, fired the shots and zoomed off. This latest killing occurs about three days after two police officers were killed in Akwa Ibom. The force spokesman and Acting Deputy Commissioner of Police, Jimoh Moshood, made the disclosure while briefing newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja. “Investigation has commenced into the killing of the seven policemen by armed…

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Policemen pose as buyers to arrest gunrunner

Police in Bayelsa State have arrested a gunrunner and recovered two Berretta pistols and an AK47 rifle.   According to the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Asinim Butswat, said that the achievement came while the command was strictly adhering to the directives of the Inspector- General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on mopping up arms and ammunition from unauthorised people.   He said: “In a coordinated covert operation, detectives from the Anti- Cultism Unit and the State Intelligence Bureau (SIB), Bayelsa State Police Command, lured a notorious gunrunner, Markus…

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51 families of dead policemen get N29m

About 51 families of police officers who lost their lives while serving yesterday received cheques of N29,836,378 from the Nigeria Police Force. Beneficiaries cut across the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Niger State and Kaduna State. The Assistant Inspector- General (AIG) of Police in charge of Zone 7, Taiwo Lakanu, who presented cheques to the beneficiaries in Abuja, said it was the duty of the force to take care of officers and their families. According to him, Commissioners of Police in the states under the zone will present the remaining cheques…

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Dismissed policemen, military men and robbery gangs

Stories abound about dismissed soldiers and policemen who joined robbery and kidnapping gangs to torment and turn the guns against men and women who contributed money through payment of taxes to train them before their dangerous voyage into the world of crime. When such men chose to be on the wrong side of the law and turned to a life of violent crimes, they do it with uncanny precision. Having received formal training on how to handle arms and ammunition, their dexterity in handling guns coupled with the sophistication of…

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Alleged salary fraud: Policemen fume, threaten mutiny

  Hundreds of policemen and women are presently seething over what they described as fraud and diversion of their salaries. Most of these policemen are those promoted to the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), from Inspectors. These allegations came just as it has been discovered that 80,115 ghost officers were on Nigeria Police payroll. According to them, aside from the fact that the police hierarchy is owing them over 12 months’ salary arrears, someone is allegedly attempting to fraudulently diver the new pay pack that comes with their…

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2,000 policemen deployed to 300 North-East schools

No fewer than 2,000 policemen have been deployed to 300 public primary and secondary schools across the troubled North-Eastern states. This is part of efforts to curb the menace of the rising violent attacks in the region by Boko Haram, especially following the recent abduction of 110 students of the Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State. This is as the Minister of Defence, Brig-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd) denied issuing a timeline when the Federal Government would ensure the return of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls. The minister said…

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