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Police to investigate officer who allegedly rejected, threatened ‘southern neighbour’

The Adamawa State Police Command has launched investigation right into a reported case of an officer who allegedly threatened the lifetime of a neighbor.

Social media had it earlier within the week {that a} sure deputy commissioner of police, a northerner, who has a home within the Adamawa State capital, Yola, rejected the customer of a home beside his personal as a result of the brand new neighbor is from the southern a part of the nation.

In response to the event, the Adamawa State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Ahmed Barde, has ordered investigations, a press release from the state police command indicated Saturday night.

“The CP has directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police accountable for Legal Investigation Division to establish the veracity of the allegations for additional mandatory motion,” the police mentioned within the assertion signed by Police Public Relations Officer, Suleiman Nguroje.

The police didn’t disclose the identify of the officer in view, however when the story first broke on the social media, one Deputy Commissioner of Police Ibrahim Babazango, who owns a home at a business district within the coronary heart of Yola, Jimeta, reportedly threatened violent assaults towards the brand new purchaser of a home beside his personal home, Vincent Umeh.

The police officer, who hailed from Adamawa State, had allegedly mentioned he didn’t desire a southerner as his next-door neighbor.

DCP Ibrahim Babazango, at the moment connected to Lagos State Police Command, was reportedly infuriated to study that somebody from the South East had turn into his neighbour.

Vincent Umeh, who’s Director of a non-public enterprise empire named Vikings Restricted, purchased the home in query, situated at 33, Mohammed Mustapha Manner, a part of Yola’s Central Enterprise District, beforehand belonging to at least one Ismail Mamman.

Babazango was mentioned to have warned Umeh to reverse the acquisition deal or face bitter penalties, together with danger to his private security.

“We’re a homogeneous group, I don’t need you; you may’t be my subsequent door neighbour, I swear. What kind of insult is that this? Can any northerner transfer now to the South-East, say Onitsha and simply stumble upon any neighborhood to purchase a property; similar to that?” the DCP reportedly queried in an audio recording.

Narrating his ordeal, Vincent Umeh had instructed a information medium, “I acquired the property late final yr from one Ismail Mamman. I used to be shocked to obtain a name from a person who launched himself as DCP Ibrahim Babazango, a neighbor of Ismail Mamman who offered the property to me. He threatened that I ought to abandon the property as a result of he couldn’t assure my security as his neighbour. Given his menace, I reported the matter to the police.”

It was additional gathered that Babazango was indignant that his former neighbour offered the property to Umeh with out providing him (Babazango) the primary proper to purchase.

On his half, the previous proprietor of the home in view, Ismail Mamman, mentioned, “The property is mine and I offered it to Mr. Vincent Umeh. I had approached my former neighbor, DCP Ibrahim Babazango, that I needed to promote my property. He mentioned he would contact his brother however I didn’t get his suggestions; so I offered it to a prepared purchaser. I’ve no issues with the customer in any respect.”

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