The Plateau State Police Command has announced a ten-million-naira reward for anyone that can provide useful information leading to the arrest of perpetrators of the gruesome murder of a Plateau monarch, the chief of Bokkos, Saf Ron Kulere and three others.
Police Commissioner, Adekunle Oladunjoye, made the announcement at the police headquarters in Jos during the working visit of the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 4, Mr Agboola Oshodi.
The Police Commissioner said that investigation was still ongoing in the murder of the monarch and the reward placed on the suspected killers was an evidence of the commitment of the Police and the state government in finding the perpetrators of the crime.
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The first class traditional ruler was gruesomely murdered by unknown gunmen on Monday, July 18, 2016 alongside three others while others sustained injuries from the attack.
He was attacked in his village, Sha, while coming back from the farm along Bokkos-Barkin Ladi Road on Monday evening in company of his son, the police orderly and the driver.
There had been protests by angry youths of Bokkos aggrieved by the murder of their ruler.
The aggrieved youths took to the streets blocking the highway between Bokkos and Barkin Ladi to express their grievances on the killings.
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The Police immediately launched an investigation into the killing.
The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) in charge of Operations, Joshak Habila, said that a special investigative team from the Force Headquarters had taken over the case.
He disclosed that a helicopter had also been released for aerial surveillance of the community.