The police has arrested a middle aged man one Dr. Kasim Abdulganiyu, Whistleblower, for allegedly giving false information, telling falsehood and misleading the police to execute a search warrant in the house of Ambassador Ibrahim Zakari, former DG, National Intelligence Agency (NIA) in Kaduna, Kaduna State.
Making this known was Jimoh Moshood, a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) and the Police Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja in a statement made available to newsmen.
Moshood said the Informant (suspect) informed and made voluntary statement to the Police on 20th August, 2018 that firearms and ammunition were stocked in the house of One Ibrahim Zakari and five others on Sultan Road, Malali Area, Kaduna, Kaduna State before the Police team obtained and executed a valid search warrant in the house on the 28th August, 2018 but nothing but nothing incriminating was found.
He said the search was witnessed by the security guards and no relatives of the owner of the house or any other person apart from the security guards were living in the house as at the time the search was conducted.
Moshood said the police team also had no knowledge that the house belong to Ambassador Ibrahim Zakari, former DG NIA before the search warrant was executed.
According to Force image maker,notwithstanding, any personality, the provisions of the law empowers the Nigeria Police Force with statutory rights to execute a duly obtained search warrant in any dwelling house, premises or location where it has actionable intelligence or information that incriminating items or exhibits used to commit crime or about to be used for criminality with the aims of recovering them to prevent the commission of such crime or to detect the crime that have been committed are recovered for investigation and prosecution.
“However, the Informant, Dr. Kasim Abdulganiyu, of No. 21 Colorado Crescent, Ministers Hills, Abuja will be arraigned in court for giving false information and telling falsehood to mislead police action without further delay.” Moshood explained