The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate deployment of the Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Abdulrahaman, to the Force Intelligence Bureau, Force headquarters, Abuja.
CP Aji Ali Janga, who, until now, was the Commissioner of Police in Bauchi State, has been directed to take over as the new CP in Kaduna.
Abdulrahaman’s removal comes on amid rising incidences of banditry and kidnapping along the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway and the failure of the Kaduna Police Command under him to handle the situation.
Hundreds of commuters have been reportedly abducted by criminal gangs operating in Forests within the state..
The latest incident involved the abduction of the Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission, Dr. Mohammed Abubakar and his daughter, Yesmin Mohammed, who were kidnapped along Abuja-Kaduna Expressway on Monday.
While Abubakar and his daughter has since been rescued, his driver was killed during the attack.