- Police have arrested suspected killers of policeman in Ibrahim Magu's farm house
- A police sergeant, Haruna Sarki, was killed by the suspects who invaded the farm house on December 12, last year
- The police said the three suspects had confessed to the various roles they played in the commission of the crime and other crimes
The Nigeria Police Force said on Monday, April 23, that it has arrested three suspects in connection with the killing of a policeman that guarded the Abuja farm house of the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.
Legit.ng reports that the deputy force spokesman, Aremu Adeniran, stated this while briefing journalists on the arrest in Abuja.
It was gathered that the police sergeant, Haruna Sarki, was killed by the suspects (name withheld) who invaded the farm house on December 12, 2017.
The suspects include dismissed the Nigerian Air Force personnel.
Adeniran said the items recovered from suspects were two AK 47 police rifles, 60 rounds of ammunition, two AK 47 magazines and two cell phones belonging to the deceased.
He said the suspects were arrested by members of the Inspector-General of Police’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT).
The Force spokesman said the three suspects had confessed to the various roles they played in the commission of the crime and other crimes.
He said two other suspects, said to be NAF personnel are still in the custody of the NAF and would be handed over to the police.
“The other two gang members are Nigerian Air Force personnel, currently facing disciplinary action with the NAF,” he said.
Adeniran said investigation was ongoing to arrest other suspects now at large.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the Police Service Commission (PSC) on Friday, April 20, announced the promotion of 18 senior officers including the acting chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.
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