Police Arrest Three Air Force Officers In Connection With Fracas In Minna

policeThe police in Niger said three men of the Nigeria Air Force had been arrested in connection with fracas at Tudun Wada Police Station in Minna.

Mr Richard Oguche, the Police Public Relations Officer in the State, made this known to newsmen in Minna on Saturday.

He said, “The air force men stormed and attacked officers and men on duty injuring one of them on the head with jack-knife.

“This afternoon, six air force men went to Tudun Wada Police Station and attacked officers and men on duty with jack knives and belts.

“The air force men were mobilised from the Minna Air Force Base by a serving officer in Kano.

He said trouble started on Friday night when police men on duty at Tudun Wada area apprehended the brother to the air force officer in question.

He said the brother was arrested and his motorcycle impounded for violating the law banning the use of motorcycles in Minna from 7p.m. to 7a.m.

He said the attack was checkmated by police officers and men on duty and three out of the six air force men arrested.

“The three men arrested are still with us”, he said.

Air Commodore Sani Zakari, the Officer-in- Charge of Minna Air Force Base, told journalists on phone to come for briefing on Monday because he was away in Enugu.