The Kaduna State Police Command’s agents have taken a serving inspector into custody and taken away his rifle after he attempted to assassinate a fellow officer while on duty in Kafanchan.
The command also stopped an attempt to vandalize a rail line, seized the delivery truck, and recovered evidence.
In a statement, Police Command spokesperson Muhammad Jalige said, “The attention of the Kaduna State Police Command has been directed to a viral video on the social media space where it is reported that a serial police killer, who is also a Police Officer, has been detained.The command wants to clear the air, nevertheless, in order to stop the spread of false information.
On June 16, 2023, at around 1930 hours, there was a tense scenario at the Police Mobile Force camp of 62 Squadron Kafanchan, Kaduna, where an Inspector Moses Paul attempted to murder his partner Inspector Simnawa Paul.
“The incident that occurred when the two were working at the aforementioned base prompted Inspector Moses Paul to strangle his unaware coworker with a rope around the neck. However, two additional police officers came to the victim’s aid after being alerted by his shouts.