A police officer in Kano, Sergeant Kabiru Isah, attached to the Command’s Motor Traffic Division (MTD), has returned the sum of N1,294,200.00 found at a scene of a fatal accident.
The officer discovered the money while conducting scene analysis, minutes after the fatal accident.
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The victim of the accident was knocked down to death by a trailer along Zaria Road, Kano while on his motorcycle, and was in possession of the said amount of money arranged in a shoebox.
The Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, fsi, while handing over the money to the relatives of the deceased, called on Police officers, as well as good people of the state, to emulate the behaviour displayed by the officer.
He also commended the officer for doing his job in accordance with the directives of the Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Alkali Baba Usman.
However, overwhelmed with the behaviour displayed by the police officer, the Managing Director, Kano Road Traffic Agency (KAROTA) Dr Baffa Babba Dan Agundi, rewarded the officer with N100,000.00.
While handing over the money through the State Traffic Officer (STO), SP Magaji Musa Majia, MD KAROTA stated that he was happy that the police officer involved is attached to the traffic division of the command and called on the people of the State to emulate the good behaviour displayed by the officer.
Baffa said, “we appreciate what the police are doing in Kano and we must give them all necessary support and cooperation.”