Policeman returns N1.2m to accident victim’s family in Kano



A police Sergeant, Mr Kabiru Isah, has returned N1.2 million recovered from an accident scene to relatives of deceased in Kano State.


Kano State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Abdullahi Haruna, said this in a statement on Saturday in Kano.


Haruna said policeman attached to command’ Motor Traffic Division (MTD) recovered money while conducting analysis at an accident scene on Kano-Zaria road.


He said that an articulated vehicle had knocked down a motorcycle rider, who died on spot, adding victim was in possession of money packed in a box.


police officer returned N1,294,200 found at scene of fatal accident,” he said.


Haruna said Commissioner of Police, Mr Sama’ila Dikko, handed over money to relatives of deceased and called on police personnel and residents of the state to emulate Isah’ good deed.


According to him, the Managing Director, Kano Road Traffic Agency (KAROTA), Mr Baffa Dan-Agundi, gifted Isah with N100,000 as reward for his honesty and dedication to duty.


Haruna said command, in a related activity, distributed food items to widows of 26 police personnel who lost their lives in service. (NAN)