The police on Wednesday announced the killing of three officers and severe injuries on other personnel by soldiers in Taraba.
The Soldiers also set free Kidnap kingpin who had been terrorising Taraba state.
According to Police, the incident occurred along Ibi-Jalingo Road, police when the officers were of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT).
The statement issued by Police said, “Felix Adolije, an assistant police superintendent, led the officers to the state to arrest a suspected kidnap kingpin whom the police identified as ‘Alhaji Hamisu.’
“The police officers “came under sudden attack and serious shooting by soldiers of the Nigerian Army.
“The officers were taking Mr Hamisu to the Command Headquarters in Jalingo when the soldiers opened fire on them “despite sufficient proof that they are police personnel on legitimate duty,” the police added.