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Police arrest killer of retired air force officer

Retired Air Vice Marshal Mohammed Maisaka

The Kaduna police command says its operatives have arrested the suspected killer of a Retired Senior Air Force Officer at the Rigasa community in the Igabi Local Government Area of the state.

The Kaduna Police spokesman, ASP Mohammed Jalige, disclosed this on Wednesday while parading the principal suspect, Muhammad Giwa at the Command Headquarters, in Kaduna.

The deceased officer, Retired Air Vice Marshal Mohammed Maisaka, was murdered in his residence at A27 Makarfi Road in Rigasa on November 8, 2021.

ASP Jalige disclosed that the suspect has confessed, saying he and his cohorts at large had extorted money running into millions of naira from the victim at different times by threatening to kill him if he fails to meet up with their demands.

The police spokesman said efforts are still ongoing to apprehend all others involved in the killing of the officer.

He added that the suspects will be charged to court upon completion of inquiry.