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Police deploy men to nab gunmen who killed policeman, abducted German

Detectives from the Kano State Police Command have embarked on a manhunt for the fleeing gunmen who killed a Police sergeant and abducted a German national, Mr. Michael Cremza, an employee of Dantata & Sawoe Construction Company, Kano.

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The Police sergeant was killed by a five-man gang on motorbike who ambushed and opened fire on a vehicle conveying Dantata & Sawoe Construction workers to a site at about 7.45 am on Monday.

The attack occurred on Sabon Titi Madobi Road, Kano.

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The Police sergeant was attached to the Special Protection Unit on escort duty.

After the attack, according to a statement issued by the spokesman of the Kano State Police Command, SP Musa Magaji Majiya, the gunmen abducted a German national working with the company, Mr Michael Cremza.

In a swift reaction, the State Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Yusuf, hurriedly assembled a crack team of Police detectives and deployed them to cordon off the scene of the incident, with a mandate to comb and arrest the fleeing gunmen.

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