IGP orders CP Taraba to fish out killers of Rev. Father David Tanko; condoles Catholic family.

IGP orders CP Taraba to fish out killers of Rev. Father David Tanko/condoles Catholic family.

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu has given marching orders to the Commissioner of Police, Taraba State Command to fish-out the killers of Rev. Father David Tanko.

Father Tanko was gruesomely murdered in the most inhuman and barbaric manner by unknown persons in the early hours of Thursday, 29th August, 2019, at Kpankufu Village along Wukari Road on his way to Kofai Amadu Village in Taraba State.

A statement by DCP Frank Mba, Force Public Relations Officer, noted that the IGP condoled the Catholic Family in Nigeria over the unfortunate incident.

” He (IGP) also expresses deep concerns over the recent incidents of attacks on clergymen in some parts of the country.

” He has directed Commissioners of Police in all the States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to henceforth pay special attention to the clergy and increase security around worship centres nationwide.

“The IGP has further directed the DIG in charge of the Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID) to provide additional forensic and other investigative assets to the Taraba State Command to aid investigations into the incident.

“Meanwhile, the IGP enjoins the people to be calm and give maximum support to the Police in the bid towards unravelling the authors of the crime, their motives and circumstances surrounding the unfortunate killing of the Priest.

“He reassures the nation that the perpetrator(s) of the dastardly act will not go undetected and unpunished.”




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