Adamawa State police command, has announced the arrest of a councillor representing Vulpi ward in Numan Local Government of Adamawa State, Makana Enan Ngari over links with cattle rustling in the area.
The arrest was sequel to the declaration of the councillor as a wanted person by the state government via a press statement written by Humwashi Wonosikou, the press secretary to governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State.
The government said it deemed it fit to declare the councillor wanted to arrest the prospects of further communal clashes between farmers and herders following the peaceful enterprise which the area witnessed for sometimes.
A statement by the image maker of Adamawa State police command and made available to FOMBINATIMES said:
“The Adamawa state Police Command wishes to informed members of the general public, that the Councilor representing Vulpi Ward, Numan Local Government, who was earlier declared wanted by the Adamawa state Government, following allegations of taken part in criminal activities, is now in police custody.”
The statement noted that the councilor submitted Himself to police in Numan and had since been moved to State Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for discreet investigation.
“The Commissioner of Police Olugbenga Adeyanju, while urging members of the general public to remain calm and enjoy the already existing peace in Numan Federation, assures that the suspect (s) will be diligently prosecuted on completion of investigation,” the statement said.
The police command said it will left no stone unturned until justice is dispensed on the matter.