One police officer is under strict custody after suspected robbers burgled the Daboya Police Station in the Northern Region and stole unspecified weapons including an Ak47 riffle.
The police Regional Command yesterday confirmed the incident to Today, which occurred on Saturday night, and said a short gun was among the weapons taken by the suspects.
The Police Regional spokesman, DSP Mohammed Y. Tanko revealed that an officer has been arrested and questioned by the regional Police Command and assisting investigations.
He said the officer interdicted was being questioned because he was on duty on the night of the attack.
The police were “trying to ascertain” whether this officer committed any offense leading to this robbery.
“Investigation is underway to establish the circumstances under which, whether the duty man who was there was asleep, whether he didn’t go at all or whether he left briefly and it happened in his absence”, he told Today.
This is not the first time suspected robbers have successfully carried out operation in the police station.
According to some residents, a several motorbikes were parked at the station were stolen.
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