Bandits kill 4 policemen

Posted admin News 630 Views 1 Min Read
1 Min Read

Suspected bandits have killed four police officers on Gusau -Sokoto road in the Bungudu Local Government area of Zamfara.

An indigene of the area who gave his name as Haruna Musa said the bandits who were in large numbers ambushed and shot the police officers who were on duty on the road on Monday.

According to Musa, the police officers had mounted a roadblock on the road very close to Bungudu town when the bandits opened fire, killing four of them.

Musa said, “The police officers were on duty and mounted a roadblock not knowing that the bandits were hiding in a bush near the roadblock.

“The bandits suddenly came out of their hiding place and opened fire on the police officers, killing four of them.”

Musa maintained that the bandits later moved to a nearby village and rustled several animals and stole foodstuffs.

The spokesperson of the state police command, SP Yazid Abubakar, confirmed the attack but denied knowing whether any policeman died during the attack.

Punchng

Share this Article
Posted by admin
Follow:
A group of seasoned crime reporters drawn from reputable media organisations in Nigeria. To help in creating a friendly Nigerian Police Force that meets the yearnings and aspirations of the citizens towards policing and security of lives and properties. To showcase the positive sides of the Force, as well as celebrating the great feat of police personnel, who have shown uncommon courage in the discharge of his / her responsibility. In the same vein, through objective ratiocination, identify the areas of shortcomings for corrections. We welcome you on board on this journey to build an enviable Nigeria Police Force by actively playing the role of a watch dog. Watch out for crime stories and other security titbits.
Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *