General Alkali: Police parade 6 suspects, 2 remain at large

The Plateau State Police Command on Sunday said 6 out of the 8 suspects declared wanted in connection with the death of Major General Idris Alkali have submitted themselves to the command.

The police also said two were still at large.

This was disclosed by the Spokesman of the Command, DSP Mathias Terna Tyopev, while parading the 6 suspects who submitted themselves and 13 others who were earlier paraded by the military in connection with the crime but have been handed over the police.

Tyopev gave the names of the 6 suspects who submitted themselves as Stephen Chuwang, Timothy Chuwang, Mathew Chuwang Rwang, Yakubu Rapp, Pam Gyang Dung and Moses Gyang.

The Police Public Relations Officer assured that efforts were being made by the command to track down the two suspects at large.

He also said the suspects will soon be charge to court according to their involvement in the crime.

However, the police did not allow journalists to interact with the suspects.

The remains of the General was found in an abandoned well in a bush at Gushwet village in Shen, Du District of Jos South Local Government Area of the State on the 31st October, 2018.

According to the Garison Commander, 3 Division Rukuba Barrack, who also doubles as the Commander of the Search and Rescue Operation, Brigadier General Umar Mohammed, on the day the remains of the General was recovered, one of the suspects who took part in the relocation of the corpse led the Joint Team of Army and Police to the well.


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