Following the termination of the appointment of the former Director General of the Department of State Services, Lawal Daura and his subsequent arrest, interrogation and release by the Police, the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, requesting for a go-ahead from the presidency in order to search the home of the former DSS boss.
NIGERIA NEWS gathers that the IGP as reported by the Cable, an online news platform has written to the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo in that regard.
The contents of the letter written by the IGP to the Ag President reads: “The principal suspect, Mr Lawal Musa Daura, was formally arrested and interrogated in line with the allegation made against him.”
“Following the interrogation by our intelligence operatives, the following facts emerged:
“That on 7/8/2018, the suspect Lawal Musa Daura illegally used his position as the then director general of Department of State Security Service conspired with his officers and men who wore hoods and masks, invaded the national assembly complex thereby preventing and forcing the peaceful members and staff of the national assembly from gaining access to the complex without any element of crime committed or an invitation by the leadership of the national assembly.”
“That the primary suspect. Mr Lawal Daura illegally used his position as the then director-general of the Department of State Services to conspire with his officers and men who wore hoods and masks to invade the National Assembly Complex, thereby preventing members of the national assembly from gaining access to the complex without any element of crime committed.”
“The DSS personnel acted like mercenaries hire to carry out execution… There is a need to search the houses and premises of all the identified suspects.”
“All communication gadgets such as computers, mobile phones and other electronic devices of the suspects will be thoroughly analysed.”
“It is crystal clear that the principal suspect Lawal Daura may be acting the script of some highly placed politicians to achieve some selfish political goals hence his unilateral and unlawful decision to invade the National Assembly complex.”
“As it stands, the principal suspect Lawal Daura is undergoing further interrogation at our facility and is currently placed on house arrest at a private property awaiting further directives from Your Excellency.” https://www.nigerianews.net/igp-seeks-presidencys-permission-to-search-dauras-resident/