The Kaduna State Police Command has reacted to the brutal killing of a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state, Grace Chalya Silas.
Naija News gathered Silas was stabbed to death by yet-to-be-identified attackers during her morning jogging at the Barnawa, in Kaduna South Local Government Area of the state on Wednesday.
Speaking on the development on Thursday, the spokesperson of the Kaduna Police Command, ASP Mansir Hassan, said some miscreants (phone snatchers) on motorcycles were responsible for her death.
The PRO narrated how Silas was rushed to the clinic after the matter was reported to the Police, but later confirmed dead.
He described the death of the NYSC member as “tragic”.
Hassan added that the Kaduna Commissioner of Police, CP Musa Yusuf Garba, after an emergency meeting of the top hierarchy of the command, had ordered the Barnawa Divisional Police Officer and operatives to go after the killers of the Corps member.
The police spokesman, according to Punch, said, “It’s a very tragic incident. She was performing her early morning jogging(exercise) when some miscreants(phone snatchers) on motorcycles pounced on her.
“The victim’s name is Grace Chalya Silas. She was a Corps member serving in Kaduna South.
“When the case was reported to the police, operatives responded swiftly and moved to the scene of the crime where they saw the victim in the pool of her own blood. She was rushed to the clinic, where she was later confirmed dead.
“Since the incident was reported to the police, the Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, CP Musa YusuKadunaf Garba, held an emergency meeting with the top hierarchy of command over the matter. We are already in touch with NYSC in the state.
“The CP has directed the Barnawa DPO and Area Commander, to immediately hunt for killers of the Corps member and fish out the perpetrators of the dastardly act.”
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