DCP Danjuma becomes AIG after court absolves him of any blame in ‘Apo 6’ killings


It was double blessings for the hitherto embattled DCP, Danjuma Ibrahim after the Force boss, IGP Ibrahim Idris decorated him with his new rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG), following his acquittal in the 2005 killing of five traders and a woman at Apo, Abuja.
The AIG who had been from duty and charged on allegation of extra-judicial killing awaits his posting as a result of the much anticipated elevation.
He was charged alongside Othaman Abdulsalam, Nicholas Zakaria, Baba Emmanuel, Ezekiel Acheneje and Sadiq Salami as co-defendants for felony. 
Daili Trust reports, that an FCT High Court Presided by Justice Ishaq Bello discharged and acquitted Danjuma who was the first accused person, while Emmanuel and Acheneje were sentenced to death.
In December 2017 shortly after his acquittal was promoted from the rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) to the rank of Commissioner of Police.


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