The Zamfara State Police Command have avowed their commitment to the investigation of the murder of Zamfara veteran Journalist, Hamisu Danjibga.
They made this known through a statement by the command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Yazid Abubakar, released in Gusau on Friday .
It would be recalled that Danjibga, who was the State Correspondent, Hausa Service of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) was missing for three days before his corpse was found in a soak-away behind his house on Wednesday.
Abubakar said the command received information of the missing journalist, who was a reporter with Voice of Nigeria (VON) Hausa service, from the State Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Ibrahim Musa.
According to him, the Journalist had been missing since Sunday September 16.
He said, “On receipt of the information, the Divisional Police Officer, Tudun-wada Division in Gusau, the state capital mobilised a team of detectives to conduct investigation into the circumstances
“At about 1:33hrs, on September 20, the information further revealed that the decomposed corpse of the journalist was found in a soak-away behind the house of the deceased.”
He added that the move also resulted in the arrest of one suspect, Mansur Haruna , aged 35 with a Gionee cell phone suspected to belong to the deceased.
The PPRO further said, “The case is under investigation, any further development will be communicated to the general public accordingly.
“The command under the Commissioner of Police, Muhammad Dalijan, commiserated with the family, members of the NUJ, management of VON Hausa service and the entire state over the death of the veteran journalist.”
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