Some unknown gunmen suspected to be terrorists, in the early hours of Monday, killed a Police Inspector, Idris Musa.
Naija News gathered that the deceased was on his way to work when the terrorists ambushed and killed him along the Katsina-Jibia road and set his car ablaze.
An eyewitness told DailyPost that the assailants also shot sporadically towards an oncoming commercial bus and abducted scores of passengers at Makera community, which is a few kilometres from Katsina State capital.
The eyewitness said: “The assailants blocked the highway around 8:00 a.m. and started shooting sporadically towards an oncoming commercial bus loaded with passengers. After they ambushed and killed the policeman, they also burnt his car”
The spokesman of the Katsina Police Command, Gambo Isah, also confirmed the tragic incident to journalists, stating that the police officer was on his way to Kastina for a routine assignment when he ran into the bandits.
He said: “The Police Inspector, Idris Musa was on his way from Jibia to Katsina for his routine assignment when he ran into the bandits who mounted a roadblock along Makera community in the early hours on Monday.
“They killed him on the spot and set his vehicle ablaze. They also abducted many passengers who boarded some commercial vehicles from Jibia Local Government to Katsina town for their daily businesses.”
This article was originally published on Naija News