The Commissioner of Police in Adamawa State, Abdullahi Yarima, said investigation was ongoing over the alleged killing of farmers by a policeman.
The state Police Command on Thursday confirmed the arrest of the officer who was alleged to have shot seven farmers in Gombi Local Government Area of the state.
Yarima, at a news conference in Yola on Friday, said as soon as the investigation was completed, the alleged killer would be charged to court.
He said: “On my assumption in office, I inherited a case of criminal conspiracy and culpable homicide involving a senior police officer who allegedly perpetrated the unlawful killing of young persons at Gombi farm.
“The Gombi farm belongs to Sarkin Bakan Gombi.”
According to the CP, the officer and others involved have been arrested and detained.