by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
A civilian Joint Tasks Force (JTF) in Kaduna has disclaimed Police reports that it apprehended killers of the son of Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah, the vibrant Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, representing Kebbi South Senatorial Zone.
In a viral social media video, the JTF stated that killers of the Na’Allah’s son were apprehended by Barnawa and Malali men of the civilian officers.
“Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah’s son’s killers were apprehended by coalition of civilian Joint Tasks Force (JTF) of Badarawa and Malali areas in Kaduna State metropolis,” they stated.
The JTF, who spoke in vernacular, described as false, the Police report published in some national dailies and online media as the Police been responsible for the arrest.
Also on the social media, the JTF lauded thus: “Pls, Sir, this video should be shared all over the social media because Police claimed of apprehended the killer of Bala Na’Alla’s son, while we the Coalition JTF Badarawa/Malali are the one that apprehended the suspect.”
Kaduna Police Command spokesman, Muhammed Jalige, had during a press conference, while parading the suspected killers on Thursday, said Police apprehended the Na’Allah’s son’s killers.
“Police had on several occasions been accused of laying claims to operations and arrest of criminals, not conduct by its officers and men,” according to JTF.
Contacted for confirmation, the Kaduna Police Command spokesman, Muhammed Jalige, could not respond.