The Kebbi State Police Command has concluded plans to conduct a discreet investigation into an allegation that a serving police inspector, Ilyasu Alhassan, in a video clip circulating on some social media arrested some students and allegedly attempted to force them to admit to a crime they did not commit.
In the video, one Bar. Bashir addressed members of the press and accused Inspector Ilyasu Alhassan to have arrested some students of Alif International Academy, Kamba, for trespassing into his house and stealing his electric cable wire worth N250,000. He went further to allege that, the said Police Inspector had requested the students involved to confess to the commission of the offence with a promise of giving each N2,000.
The Kebbi State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), a Superintendent of Police (SP), Nafi’u Abubakar, said: “In view of the foregoing, the Commissioner of Police, Musa Baba, had directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), State Criminal Investigations Department (SCID), Birnin Kebbi, to conduct a discreet investigation into the allegation with a view to unravel the circumstances surrounding the said allegation. Consequently, the Command is using this medium to assure the peace-loving people of Kebbi State that, the outcome of the investigation will be made available to the members of the public. Meanwhile, it is important to reiterate that, the command will leave no stone unturned in taking appropriate action against any of its erring personnel.”BEWARE All Rights Reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or part without prior express written permission from Juliana Francis