Abba Kyari team storms Benue to investigate attack on Ortom
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has set up a Special Investigation Task Force to investigate the reported attempt on the life of the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom.
The task force, which has arrived in Markurdi, the Benue State capital, consists of operatives from the Tactical Investigation Units of the Force Intelligence Bureau and other experienced, crack detectives with specialized competencies in crime scene investigation and reconstruction, ballistics, fingerprint analysis, and other core areas of forensics.
The Police Force Public Relations Officer, CP Frank Mba, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday.
Mba said the team is by Abba Kyari, a deputy commissioner of police and crack investigator.
The statement partly read, “The Team is expected to take over and consolidate all on-going investigation into the incident.
“The Team is also expected to investigate all angles of the reported attack with a view to ensuring that all persons empirically linked to the incident are apprehended and brought to book.
“Meanwhile, the Inspector-General of Police has charged the team to be professional, thorough and clinical in their investigations.
“They are expected to liaise and work with the Benue State Police Command and other relevant members of the law enforcement community to ensure that they deliver on their mandate.”