Kyari takes over investigation of attack on Ortom




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The Inspector- of Police (IGP) Muhammed Adamu has set a Investigation further the on Benue .

The team led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari has already arrived in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.


A statement on Sunday by the Force Public Relations , CP Frank Mba, said Kyari is expected takeover over and consolidate all on-going investigation into the matter.

The IGP last Sunday ordered immediate deployment of a team of specialised investigators from the Force Criminal Investigations Department (FCID) Abuja Benue State.

The deployment, according to the IGP is to provide additional investigative support to the Benue State Police Command, following the on Ortom by some people he identified as herders on farm at Tyo-mu on the Makurdi-Gboko road.


The statement reads in parts: “The team, led by DCP Abba Kyari – a no-nonsense investigator – consists of operatives from the Tactical Investigation Units of the Force Intelligence Bureau (FIB) and other experienced, crack detectives specialized competencies in crime scene investigation and reconstruction, ballistics, fingerprint analysis and other core areas of forensics.

“The team is expected to take over and consolidate all on-going investigation into the incident. The Team is also expected to investigate all angles of the reported a view to ensuring that all persons empirically linked to the incident are apprehended and brought to .”

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