According to reports, the four security personnel and a driver of their van took cover and refused to stop kidnappers while carrying out an operation in the state on Tuesday, July 14.
Naija News learnt that the officers who were reportedly on duty during the kidnap of Salisu Usman Maku, nephew to the former information minister, Labaran Maku are at the verge of losing their jobs with the Nigeria Police Force for hiding and failing to confront the kidnappers.
Further information revealed that Maku who was kidnapped alongside his wife was later murdered, as well as his younger sister Sa’adatu.
On his part, while speaking about the arrest of the officers, CP Longe said; “As a professional police officer, you don’t take cover and hide; you take cover and act, it is only the driver of the police Hilux that is set free because his job is to drive the vehicle and he was actually in the car during the operation, but the other four armed police officers took cover and hid.”
Meanwhile, Naija News reported earlier that two police officer who recorded a video of themselves molesting and harassing a young lady has been arrested.