- Kabiru Isah, a police sergeant, has returned a sum of N1.2m he found at the accident scene in Zaria
- Ishah was said to have found the money while conducting scene analysis minutes after the fatal accident
- A Kano agency, however, rewards the honest police sergeant with N100,000
A report by Premium Times indicates that a police sergeant attached to Kano command’s Motor Traffic Division (MTD), Kabiru Isah, has been commended for returning over one million naira (N1,294,200.00) he recovered from the scene of a fatal accident.
Legit.ng gathered that a statement issued by a police spokesperson in Kano, Abdullahi Haruna, on Friday, May 14, said the officer found the money while conducting scene analysis, minutes after the fatal accident.
Haruna said the owner of the money was knocked down from a motorcycle he was riding by a trailer along the Zaria Road Kano and died.
The report noted that the owner had kept the money in a shoebox with him on the motorcycle.
The commissioner of police in the state, Sama’ila Dikko, while handing over the money to the family of the deceased, called on police officers and other people of the state to emulate the good conduct of Isah.
Baffa Dan’agundi, the managing director of Kano Road Traffic Agency (KAROTA), has reportedly rewarded the police sergeant with one hundred thousand naira (N100,000.00).
It was reported that the state commissioner of police, Sama’ila Dikko, called on other officers to emulate their example.
In a statement by the police spokesperson in Kano, Abdullahi Kiyawa, on Friday, March 26, said the honest officers were serving on the task force of the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) in the state when they were offered the bribe.
In a related report, a divisional police headquarters in Odoro Ikpe in the Ini local government area of the Akwa-Ibom state has been attacked by gunmen.
Five police officers including the wife of an officer were killed during the attack. The facilities, vehicles, and other valuables in the building were also reportedly destroyed by the gunmen.
Source: Legit.ng News