Breaking: Fire guts police headquarters

The police command in Kano state said the Divisional Police headquarters in Nasarawa Local Government Area (LGA) has been gutted by fire.

The state commissioner of police, Mr Hussaini Gumel, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Monday that the incident occurred in the early hours of Monday.

‘’At about 5.45 a.m., the Divisional Police headquarters were engulfed by fire and a major part of the building was burned down completely.

‘’This is in spite of the prompt response by the State Fire Service,’’ he said.

Gumel said that an investigation was ongoing to unravel the cause of the fire.

‘’The area has been cordoned off to prevent intrusion by onlookers and miscreants; the arms and ammunition in the office are very safe.

‘’The Divisional Police Officer is currently sorting out some of the affected documents,” he said.

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