Hoodlums Kill Customs Officer, Escape With Rifles In Jigawa -Police

The Jigawa State Police Command, on Monday, confirmed the death of a Nigeria Customs officer after hoodlums shot him and injured another.


The command said the incident happened in Ringim Local Government Area of the state.

Spokesman for the command, SP Abdu Jinjiri, disclosed this to journalists in Dutse, the state capital.

According to Jinjiri, the officer was allegedly attacked by the hoodlums while on a routine patrol at Kyarama village on October 25th.

He said, “On Oct. 25, the police in Ringim LGA, received a report that some Customs officers while on patrol at Kyarama village were attacked by armed hoodlums, while one of the officers was shot dead and the other critically injured.

“It was also suspected that two of the officers’ service rifles were carted away by the hoodlums.”


The police spokesman noted that the command was making effort to trace and arrest the suspects.

He noted that an investigation into the incident was ongoing.


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