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A 60 year old man whose name was simply given as Umar Gwallaga and his two sons, Nasiru, 42 and Usman, 39 who allegedly set a patrol van belonging to the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC on fire have been arrested by operatives of the Bauchi State Police Command.

While confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Ahmed Wakil said the three suspects also reportedly launched an attack on and injured an operative of the FRSC in the incident.

Wakil said the incident occurred along the Bauchi-Gombe road on Friday, April 7, 2023.

“On April 7, 2023, at about 6am, one Nasiru Umar, 42 years old of Gwallaga, Bauchi, Bauchi State, loaded his family members in his Mitsubishi Pajero Jeep from Bauchi to Gombe State.

”On reaching Tashan Durumi village in Kirfi Local Government Area, a patrol team of FRSC on a federal highway, performing their strategic duties while on stop-and-search, stopped the vehicle but the driver refused to stop.

”At about 3pm, while he was returning from Gombe to Bauchi, he was stopped and asked to present particulars of the vehicle, he then came out of the vehicle and attacked one of the FRSC personnel, Anas Aliyu, and as a result, he had a dislocation on his hand.

”He further went and attacked the patrol team driver and then set the patrol van on fire. In the process, his father, Umar Gwallaga, 60 years old and his younger brother, Usman Gwallaga, 39 years old joined him in attacking the personnel. The suspect and his conspirators were arrested and are under Police detention at Kirfi Police Division.”

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