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Civilian JTF commander murdered in Kaduna

01 September 2016, 12:09

Kaduna - Unidentified gunmen have killed Buhari Ahmadu Tanko the Commander of Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) in charge of Kakuri community, Kaduna South Local Government Area of Kaduna state, Newsday reports.

The Kaduna state police command spokesperson, ASP Aliyu Usman who confirmed the incident, said Tanko was killed by some yet to be identified assailants.

He said, the late Tanko was murdered while attempting to stop them from stealing from the premises of defunct Kaduna Textile Limited located in his catchment area.

Usman said the incident occurred at about 3:26 hours of Monday 29th August 2016, making it difficult for the police to make immediate arrest of any suspect in connection with the killing, according to Nation.

Police have already began an investigation into the matter according to Usman.

- News 24


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