The Plateau State Police Command has declared eight suspects wanted in connection with the disappearance of a former Army Chief of Administration, Maj. General Mohammed Idris Alkali (retd).
This is coming few days after it received 13 suspects from 3 Division of Nigerian Army in Rukuba Barracks.
According to a Police statement, the suspects declared wanted included two panel beaters (Da Chuwang Samuel aka Morinho; Nyam Samuel aka Soft Touch)’; a farmer, Pam Gyang Dung (aka Boss); a truck driver, Timothy Chuan and Village Head of Dura – Du District in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State, Yakubu Rap.
In the statement released by the spokesperson of the Command, Matthias Tyopev, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, which was made available to newsmen today, the Police revealed that preliminary investigation pointed out that the suspects masterminded and executed the disappearance of Alkali.
The spokesperson urged anyone with useful information on their whereabouts to report to the nearest police facility or call the following telephone numbers – 07059473022, 08038907662, 08075391844, and 09053872296.
It was reported earlier that the missing Army Chief was to have retired a few weeks before he was declared missing on Monday, September 3 2018, a day after gunmen swooped on Dura-Du and killed about 13 persons while three cars were said to have been recovered from a mining pond in Dura – Du District during a cordon and search operation conducted by a team of soldiers led by the Garrison Commander of 3 Armour Division, Brig. Gen. Umar Mohammed.
However many civil rights organisations has condemned the militarisation of Jos metropolis and other communities by soldiers and arrest of persons in public places over the disappearance of Alkali.
But, the military also had said that citizens who have no hand in the disappearance of the missing General have nothing to fear.