Police to investigate Zamfara APC Chairman’s alleged harassment


Zamfara State Police Command has announced its intention to investigate the recent arrest and detention of a vehicle and driver belonging to Tukur Danfulani, the state Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The incident allegedly involved certain police officers.

ASP Yazid Abubakar, the Public Relations Officer of the Command, stated on Sunday in Gusau that while the Command had not been officially informed about the incident, they were committed to conducting a thorough investigation into the allegations.

Although no formal report has been submitted to the police regarding the matter, the Command is taking the allegations seriously and recognizes the importance of addressing any misconduct or wrongdoing on the part of its officers. The investigation aims to establish the facts surrounding the incident, ascertain the circumstances that led to the arrest and detention, and determine whether any violations of the law or police procedures occurred.

The Zamfara State Police Command is committed to upholding the principles of fairness, justice, and transparency. The investigation will be conducted diligently and impartially, ensuring that all relevant parties are interviewed and evidence is thoroughly examined. The Command is determined to hold any officers found to have acted unlawfully accountable for their actions.

The Police Command in Zamfara urges the public, especially those involved in the incident, to come forward and provide any information or evidence that could aid in the investigation. They emphasize that all complaints or reports of police misconduct should be promptly reported to the appropriate authorities for immediate action.

The Command reassures the public of its commitment to maintaining the highest standards of professionalism and respect for the rights of citizens. Any actions inconsistent with these principles will be thoroughly investigated and appropriate disciplinary measures will be taken against any officers found culpable.

The Zamfara State Police Command appreciates the cooperation and understanding of the public throughout the investigation process and reaffirms its dedication to ensuring the safety and security of all residents in the state.

Following the recent incident involving the arrest and detention of the vehicle and driver belonging to Tukur Danfulani, the state Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State, the Commissioner of Police, Muhammad Bunu, has announced that all parties involved will be invited for investigation.

Commissioner Bunu stated that once the parties are summoned, a thorough investigation will be conducted, and the findings will be made available to the general public. The aim is to ensure transparency and accountability in the process.

The statement by the state APC Publicity Secretary, Yusuf Idris, brought attention to the incident, alleging that policemen attached to the Government House in Gusau had tailed the driver, arrested him, and detained him for several hours. The vehicle in question bears the registration number GUS 51 AH and belongs to the state Chairman of APC, Tukur Danfulani. Mr. Idris further claimed that the police confiscated the vehicle without a warrant.

According to Mr. Idris, the policemen involved identified themselves as being assigned by the state police command headquarters, and the driver was detained at the government house without any explanation provided.

The APC publicity secretary expressed his strong disapproval of the incident, deeming it unacceptable. He stressed that the APC leadership in the state would not tolerate any form of intimidation or harassment.

In light of the situation and concerns raised, the APC leadership in the state is appealing to the security agencies in Zamfara State for immediate intervention in the matter. They emphasize the importance of addressing the issue promptly to ensure the safety and well-being of their state Chairman.

The Commissioner of Police, Muhammad Bunu, has assured the public that the command takes these allegations seriously and is committed to conducting a fair and unbiased investigation. By inviting all parties involved, the command aims to gather all relevant information and evidence to ascertain the facts of the incident. The findings will be shared with the public to maintain transparency and accountability.

The APC leadership in Zamfara State anticipates that the security agencies will act swiftly and appropriately to resolve the matter, safeguarding the rights and security of their state Chairman and upholding the principles of justice and fairness.

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