The police who did not give any details of the arrests, made this known yesterday in a statement signed by the Force spokesman, CP Emmanuel Ojukwu in which he said the inspector general of police, IGP Suleiman Abba has ordered a full-scale investigation into the murder.
According to Ojukwu, the IGP ordered the assistant inspector general of police, AIG Tambari Mohammed in charge of Zone 1to conduct and in-depth forensic investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of the professor.
“The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Suleiman Abba, has viewed with great concern the death in Kano, of Prof Ahmed Falaki of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He has, therefore, ordered the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 1, Kano, AIG Tambari Muhammed to conduct an in-depth forensic investigation on the incident with a view to unravelling the circumstances surrounding the attack and death of the renowned Professor of Agriculture.
“Meanwhile, some arrests have been made in connection with the incident, and the late professor’s vehicle recovered in Bauchi State”.
“The IGP wishes to assure the deceased’s immediate family and the general public that the Police will do all it takes to ensure justice, while perpetrators of the unfortunate incident will not go unpunished,” Ojukwu said.