The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has sent more police officials to Katsina State where an attack on a secondary school by gunmen has left scores missing with many feared abducted.
These additional “operational and investigative assets” are to support the ongoing search and rescue operations following the attack.
A statement Today, December 12 by the Police Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba says The deployment is the sequel to the unfortunate attack on Government Science Secondary School, GSSS Kankara, Katsina State by heavily armed men on Friday, which left some of the students missing.
Among additional officials sent to the state are personnel from the Police Tactical Squads and crack detectives from the Force Intelligence Bureau.
They will provide investigative support to the Katsina State Police Command.
“They are also to work in sync with the military and other law enforcement agents in coordinated efforts aimed at rescuing the students, hunting down the perpetrators, and bringing them to book,” Mba noted.
According to the police, investigations so far reveal that one of the attackers was killed and a policeman injured during the attack.