Thirteen suspects have been declared wanted in connection with the killing of retired Major-General Idris Alkali.
Alkali was declared missing after he was ambushed during a trip to Bauchi last September. His decomposing was later found inside a well in October following an extensive search and he was buried in Abuja on November 3.
Police in Plateau State say investigation has linked the suspects to the killing.
Spokesperson Terna Tyopev said on Thursday that twelve of the suspects are natives of Dwei village in Du District while one is from Gushet-Shen village.
He said the two villages are located in Jos South.
“After an elaborate and painstaking investigation into the killing of Maj.-Gen. Idris Alkali (rtd), it has further been revealed that 13 more persons who participated in the illegal activities that led to the death of the late general are at large,” Tyopev said.
“Therefore, Mr Austin Agbonlahor, the commissioner of police in charge of this command, has directed that they should be declared wanted.”
Besides their communities of origin, only the names of the suspects are provided by the police. The names are given as: Kanan Nyam, Solomon Gyang, Dung Deme, Gynag Murak, Da Chuwang Samuel, Nyam Samuel, Dung Gbeh, Daddy Dogo, James Dung, Gynag Dung, Jay Boy, Destiny, and Gyang.