Newly-promoted DIG, others die in air crash

THREE weeks after he was promoted and 12 days after he was sworn-in, Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG) in charge of operations, John Haruna, died yesterday in a police helicopter crash in Jos, Plateau State. Haruna, an indigene of Taraba State, was promoted on February 22 and decorated by the Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Abubakar, on March 2. The crash happened in Kabong Village, Jos North Local Government Area.
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Added March 14, 2012
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