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Army confirms officer beat taxi driver to death in Plateau



The Particular Activity Pressure, Operation Protected Haven (OPSH), which is sustaining peace in Plateau State and its environs, has constituted a Board of Enquiry to analyze the alleged homicide of 1 Abdullahi Karafa, a taxi driver in Jos, the state capital, by its personnel.

Maj. Ishaku Takwa, its Media Officer, disclosed this in a press release on Saturday in Jos.

The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) studies that Karafa, a resident of Angwan Rimi neighborhood of Jos North Native Authorities Space (LGA) of Plateau, was allegedly overwhelmed to dying by troopers at Farin Gada axis of the world.

It was alleged that the deceased violated the ten p.m. curfew imposed by the state authorities.

Takwa mentioned that the Commander of the Activity Pressure, Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Ali, has visited the household of the deceased and warranted that any soldier discovered culpable, can be made to face the complete wrath of the legislation.

“OPSH acquired with shock a report that its personnel deployed at Farin Gada beat and murdered a business taxi driver, Mr Abdullahi Karafa.


“Instantly we acquired the report, our commander visited the deceased household and condoned them over the unlucky incident.

“The commander has since constituted a board of inquiry to unravel these behind the heinous act,“ the assertion mentioned.

Takwa added that the commander has warned officers and males of the duty power to function throughout the ambit of the legislation, saying anybody caught wanton wouldn’t be spared.

He, nevertheless, assured the general public that its personnel would proceed to be skilled and function according to the worldwide finest practices and guidelines of engagement.

The Plateau authorities imposed the dusk-to-dawn curfew within the aftermath of the safety challenges within the space.

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