Police inspector dies in lone accident in Kebbi

Police inspector dies in only accident in Kebbi

A police inspector attached to the Kebbi State Command has lost his life following a single accident involving a police vehicle carrying officers on investigative duties.

The only accident reportedly happened along the Koko/Jega road on Saturday, November 25.

Police spokesperson Nafi’u Abubakar said in a statement on Sunday that the accident occurred along the Koko-Jega road after a tire burst, causing the Toyota Land Cruiser to roll over three times and fall into a bush in the distance. roadside.

According to Abubakar, 10 officers, including a senior superintendent, were traveling to visit the crime scene in Koko/Besse local government under the command of ACP Suleiman Sade when the rear tire failed near the NNPC site in Koko.

“On 25/11/2023 at around 10:00 am there was a single fatal motor vehicle accident along Koko/Jega road involving a Police Toyota Land Cruiser with REG. NO. 5465D.

“The vehicle was carrying a team of police officers led by AC CID, Kebbi Police Command, ACP Suleiman Sade and nine others as it headed to visit a crime scene at Kendawa Village, Dutsinmari District in Koko Local Government Area /Besse.”

It was found that one of the vehicle’s rear tires burst and it did three somersaults into a nearby bush.

All occupants were rushed to a hospital in Koko where Inspector Sa’idu Idiya was confirmed dead by a doctor. His remains and those of other injured police officers were later transferred to Birnin Kebbi FMC for further treatment.

“The accident site was immediately visited by a team of police officers from Koko Division and evacuated the victims to Koko General Hospital for treatment, where one Inspector Sa’idu Idiya of the SCID died, as confirmed by a doctor.”

The deceased officer was buried according to Islamic rites.

Source: www.lindaikejisblog.com

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