A police officer in Kebi State stabbed his colleague to death following a heated argument.
ASP Shu’aibu Sani-Malunfashi was acknowledged to have been stabbed in his left rib with a pair of scissors by an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Abdullahi Garba, his colleague.
DSP Nafi’u Abubakar, the Kebbi State Police Public Relations Officer, in a press launch, outlined that the two officers had an altercation that degenerated to a fight in entrance of Garba’s retailer.
According to the PPRO, an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident has begun as ordered by Ahmed Magaji-Kontagora, the Kebbi State Commissioner of Police.
The assertion outlined that the CP had condemned the unfortunate incident, describing it as reverse to the teaching, acts and legal guidelines of the police energy, in addition to completely different associated authorized pointers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The assertion added, “The incident happened on October 1, 2022. In the course of the brawl, ASP Abdullahi Garba stabbed ASP Shu’aibu Sani-Malunfashi on his left ribs with scissors.”
On receipt of the report, the assertion outlined that the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Argungu, swiftly rushed to the scene, arrested the erring officer, and recovered the exhibit (weapon).
It added that he (DPO) rushed Sani-Malunfashi to Sir Yahaya Memorial Hospital, Birnin Kebbi, the place a medical doctor confirmed him lifeless.
The assertion acknowledged that Garba was immediately arrested and detained on the State Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Birnin Kebbi, saying that the case has moreover been referred to the homicide half for a discreet investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the ugly incident.