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7 POLICE OFFICERS DEPLOYED TO FIGHT BANDITRY IN KATSINA DIE IN MOTOR ACCIDENT, 11 INJURED

7 Officers deployed to the special Unit of the Nigeria Police Force have died in a motor accident at Jaji town along Kaduna-Zaria Road.


The accident involving a Toyota Hummer Bus was conveying eighteen police officers deployed to fight Bandits in Birnin-Gwari, Katsina State. The 11 remaining officers in the vehicle also sustained varying degrees of injuries. 

Three of the deceased officers have been buried according to Islamic rites while the others have been deposited in a morgue. 


The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has offered his deepest condolences to the families of the 7 police officers who lost their lives in the unfortunate accident.


He described the deceased as "Heroes of Peace" noting that the incident is one of the unfortunate sacrifices, officers often encounter in the line of duty. 


In a press release signed by Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank MBA, the Police have ordered the immediate payment of the burial expenses and benefits of the deceased officers. 


He also said the 11 injured officers are currently receiving medical attention.

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