CP mourns killing of DPO, Police Inspector as Command confirm bandits’ attack

CP mourns killing of DPO, Police Inspector as Command confirm bandits’ attack

The Commissioner of Police, in charge of Zamfara State Command [CP] Kolo Yusuf has sent message of condolence to the families of late SP kazeem Raheem, Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Maru Division, and Inspector Rabi’u Umar attached to the Division who paid the supreme price during a fierce confrontation with suspected bandits in Maru.

SP Mohammed Sheu, Command’s Image maker in a Press Statement Sunday says, “On 5th March, 2023 at about 0200hrs, Bandits in large numbers, armed with sophisticated weapons attacked Maru Division with intent to distabilize the security architecture of the town in order to easily attack and abduct members of the community. However, the DPO and team gallantly put up a strong resistance to repel the attackers. Unfortunately, himself and the above named Inspector lost their lives while protecting the public”.

“The Commissioner of Police has deployed reinforcement to pursue the fleeing hoodlums and arrest them for investigation and prosecution. Similarly, The Deputy Commissioner of Police Operations, DCP Iliyasu Kwarbai led another Police tactical team to the scene for on the spot assessment and confidence building patrol”.

“The Commissioner of Police further pray Almighty Allah to repose the departed souls and give their families and relations the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss”.

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