Father, two sons attack FRSC officials, burn down patrol van

The Police, in Bauchi, have arrested a 60-year-old man and his two sons, for allegedly attacking and injuring an operative of the Federal Road Safety Corps during patrol.

They were also said to have set the FRSC patrol van ablaze.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Bauchi State Command, while confirming the incident to journalists in a telephone conversation, said that the FRSC operatives who were on duty, along Bauchi-Gombe road, stopped the suspects but the driver refused to stop.

He said that the suspects, Umar Gwallaga (60) and his two sons –  Nasiru Umar Gwallaga (42) and his younger brother, Usman Umar Gwallaga (39), who were driving in a Mitsubishi Pajero Jeep were on their way to Gombe from Bauchi when they were stopped.

The Police Spokesman stressed that the state Commissioner of Police advised the public to always respect and obey personnel who are on their legitimate duties, warning that no offender would be spared, as anyone found culpable will be made to face the full wrath of the law. 

Meanwhile, in a First Incident Report by the FRSC Bara Unit Command on April 7, 2023, titled, “Mob Attack on Patrol Team”

The FRSC Sector Commander, Yusuf Abdullahi, condemned the incident, describing it as most unfortunate.

He wondered why people take the laws into their hands for no just cause. 

Abdullahi assured that the FRSC will pursue the case to a logical conclusion and ensure that justice is done in order to serve as a deterrent to others.

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