Nigerian police on Thursday declared 13 more suspects wanted in connection with the killing of a former chief of army administration, retired Major General Idris Alkali, who was ambushed and killed in central north Plateau state.
Investigation revealed that another 13 people who allegedly participated in the illegal activities that led to the death of the late general are at large, Terna Tyopev, a police spokesperson, said in Jos, the state capital.
He called on members of the public with useful information on the whereabouts of the suspects to contact the police.
The police on Nov. 4 paraded 19 suspects in connection with the killing and charged the suspects to court the following day and they were remanded in the Jos Prison.
Alkali was declared missing on Sept. 3. He had left Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, for northeast city of Bauchi, via Jos, but never reached his destination.
On Sept. 29, his car and other personal effects were found in a pond in Dura-Du community of Jos south area of the state.
On October 31, his body was found in an abandoned well in Jos South area.
He was buried by the military on Nov. 3 in Abuja.