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Armed Robbery: IGP rewards Kano DPO for rejecting $200,000

The Inspector General of Police IGP, Usman Alkali Baba has presented a certificate of Award to Nassarawa, Divisional Police Officer (DPO), SP Daniel Itse Amah for rejecting the sum of Two Hundred Thousand United States Dollars (USD 200,000) offered him as a bribe in a case of alleged armed robbery.

In a letter containing the commendation, SP Daniel was hailed for exhibiting sound professionalism leading to the arrest of Ali Zaki, a Kano-based legal practitioner and some Police officers.

It was gathered that investigations by Operatives led by SP Daniel led to the arrest of the suspected armed robbery syndicate in Kano.

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Consequently, the case was transferred to the Force Headquarters in Abuja on the directive of IGP for discreet investigation.

CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Force Public Relations Officer, confirmed the arrest to reporters.

Adejobi said: “The lawyer and the other suspects involved have a case to answer and we are on the matter.”

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