By Femi Mustapha
Kaduna State police Command said a Good samaritan from Zura village in Zaria Local Government Area discovered the motionless body of the slain Member of the Kaduna House of Assembly, Hon. Rilwanu Aminu Gadagau in the bush.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) ASP Muhammad, Jalige stated this in a statement made available to the media in Kaduna on 15th December 2021.
According to the statement, “The Kaduna Police Command is in receipt of an unfortunate incident of culpable homicide through Divisional Police Saye Division, Zaria that today 15th December, 2021 at about 0900hrs information received from a good samaritan from Zura village has it that an unidentified motionless human body is seen lying in the bush hence, the report to the appropriate authorities for urgent action.
The DPO on getting the information, immediately mobilized and led a team of Policemen to the scene where a close and physical observation of the corpse was carried out and all necessary photographs taken. However signs of violent injuries were noticed all over the lifeless body.The body was thereafter evacuated to to Hajiya Gambo Sawaba Hospital for autopsy”.
Meanwhile,preliminary investigation reveals the Identity of the deceased as one Hon. Rilwanu Aminu Gadaga, a member of Kaduna State House of Assembly representing Giwa west constituency.
The Command is saddened by this tragic loss of live and the Commissioner of Police has directed for a thorough investigation be carried out to unravel the identities of the person or group of persons who have carried out this dastardly act in order to face the full wrath of the law. The CP is equally, using this moment to condole with the immediate family of the deceased, the government and people of Kaduna State over this irreparable loss”, the statement reads.