A police Sergeant, Kabiru Isah, who recovered the sum of N1.2 million from a victim of an accident in Kano has taken the money to the family of the deceased.
And in appreciation of his honesty, the Kano Road Traffic Agency (KAROTA) has rewarded him with the sum of N100,000.
In a statement, the Kano State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Abdullahi Haruna, said that Sergeant Kabiru Isah, attached to the command’s Motor Traffic Division (MTD) recovered the money while conducting analysis at an accident scene on the Kano-Zaria Road.
He said that an articulated vehicle had knocked down a motorcycle rider, who died on the spot, adding that the victim was in possession of the money packed in a box.
“The police officer returned N1,294,200 found at the scene of the fatal accident,” he said.
Haruna said that Commissioner of Police, Sama’ila Dikko, handed over the money to the relatives of the deceased and called on police personnel and residents of the state to emulate Isah’s good deed.
According to him, the Managing Director, Kano Road Traffic Agency (KAROTA), Baffa Dan-Agundi, handed over to Sergeant, Kabiru Isah, the sum of N100,000 as reward for his honesty and dedication to duty.