December 6, 2022

Barr. Wallok storms OPSH Hqtrs, demands justice over Killing of constituent

The member representing Kanke Constituency in the Plateau State House of Assembly (PSHA) and Chairman House Committee on Finance, Barr. Wallok Goma has visited the headquarters of Operation Safe Haven OPSH to demand for justice over the Killing of his constituent, Mr. Rinji Peter Bala by personnel of the operation on Tuesday May 12, 2020.

The member who was received at the headquarters by Brig. Gen. B. Y.  Isakaba, the Chief of Staff to the sector Commander expressed dismay over the unprofessional conduct of the officer in question which led to the untimely death of promising young man and demanded that the perpetrator be made to face the full wrath of the law.

He was accompanied on the visit by three of his colleagues, Eng. Amurudu Usaini (Bokkos) Dantong Timothy (Riyom) and Gyanden Peter (B/ladi) who happened to be the Chairman and members of House Committee on Labour and Security.

The honourable member and his colleagues were briefed by the General on what actually transpired and promised that justice will be done as soon as possible.

It could be recalled that the Sector Command of Operation Safe Haven had earlier claimed responsibility of the killing of Rinji Peter Bala by one of it personnel “Mopol” on sentry duty who mistook him for an escaping suspect.

While condemning the ugly incident, through a statement by its media officer, major Ibrahim Shittu, Operation SAFE HAVEN said thorough investigation is ongoing to unravel the circumstances surrounding the killing but the MOPOL personnel have been arrested and detained accordingly.

Since the sad incident happened, many concerned individuals, Youth groups, organizations and the Plateau state government have called for thorough investigation and prosecution of the culprit to serve as deterrent to others and for Justice for the deceased.