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|Gunmen Kill Retired Deputy Inspector General Of Police And Two Others In Kano by feelamong(m): 8:16am On Jun 06, 2012|
Retired Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Saleh Abubakar Ningi has been shot and killed along with two other policemen attached to him by gunmen in Kano on Tuesday night.
Abubakar Ningi and the other officers were shot around Sauna Kawaji quarters of Kano metropolitan in an ambush.
The two policemen shot dead along with DIG Ningi were his police driver and orderly as they were coming back around from his farm in Sauna Kawaji area.
Ningi retired as DIG in charge of C Department (Works) of the Nigeria Police along with immediate Inspector General of Police Hafiz Ringim.
Police spokesman of the Kano state Police command , Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Rilwan Mohammed confirmed the attack, stating that “I am on my way now to the military hospital to meet the commissioner of police who was there to ascertain the details”.
According to him, “the late DIG and two policemen were inside a Hilux car when the gunmen shot them dead and fled the scene of the attack”.
It was also learnt that a combined team of soldiers and policemen have been deployed in the area in an effort to capture the culprits. The entire area has been condoned off.
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