Inspector Normal of Police (IGP) Muhammed Adamu has arrange a Particular Investigation Process Power to additional probe the try by some gunmen to kill Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom.
The crew, the police mentioned, is led by Abba Kyari, a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), and it has arrived in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.
An announcement on Sunday in Abuja by the Power Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, a Commissioner of Police (CP), mentioned Kyari is predicted to take over and consolidate all of the investigations into the incident.
Final Sunday, Adamu ordered the speedy deployment of a crew of specialized investigators from the Power Felony Investigations Division (FCID) in Abuja to Benue State.
The deployment, in line with the IGP, is to offer extra investigative assist to the Benue State Police Command, following the assault on the governor by some 15 folks he recognized as herders on his farm at Tyo-mu on the Makurdi-Gboko street.
The IGP suggested the crew to make sure professionalism within the task.
The assertion reads: “A Particular Investigation Process Power arrange by IGP M. A. Adamu, in continuation of ongoing investigation into to the reported assault and tried homicide of Governor Ortom, has arrived Makurdi, the Benue State capital.
“The crew, led by DCP Abba Kyari – a no-nonsense investigator – consists of operatives from the Tactical Investigation Models of the Power Intelligence Bureau (FIB) and different skilled, crack detectives with specialised competencies in crime scene investigation and reconstruction, ballistics, fingerprint evaluation and different core areas of forensics.
“The crew is predicted to take over and consolidate all ongoing investigation into the incident. The crew can also be anticipated to analyze all angles of the reported assault with a view to making sure that each one individuals empirically linked to the incident are apprehended and delivered to ebook.”
Additionally, the Makurdi department of the Nigerian Bar Affiliation (NBA) has urged the Federal Authorities to fish out those that tried to kill Governor Ortom final week and produce them to justice.
In an announcement by its chairman Justine Gbagir, the affiliation described the assault on Governor Ortom as barbaric and cruel.
It added: “There’s whole collapse and breakdown of safety within the nation known as Nigeria the place banditry and kidnapping has taken the centre stage.”