A marching order has been given to Taraba Commissioner of Police by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu to find the killers of Rev. father David Tanko who killed him and burnt his body
Rev. father David Tanko was gruesomely murdered in the most inhuman and barbaric manner by unidentified persons at Kpankufu Village, Taraba state. He killed and his body burnt, along with his car.
“IGP Adamu condoles with the Catholic Family in Nigeria over the unfortunate incident”, according to police spokesman Frank Mba.
The IGP expressed deep concerns over the recent incidents of attacks on clergymen in some parts of the country and has directed Commissioners of Police in all the States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to henceforth pay special attention to the clergy and increase security around worship centres nationwide.
The IGP further directed the DIG in charge of the Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID) to provide additional forensic and other investigative assets to the Taraba State Command to aid investigations into the incident. Adamu enjoined the people to be calm and give maximum support to the Police in the bid to unravel the authors of the crime, their motives and circumstances surrounding the unfortunate killing of the Priest.
He reassured the nation that the perpetrators of the dastardly act will not go undetected and unpunished.