16th July 2024
Crime & Investigation News

Irate Passengers Beat Customs Officer To Death For Shooting Passenger

Irate Passengers Beat Customs Officer To Death For Shooting Passenger

Passengers of a truck have reportedly killed a customs officer along Katsina-Dankama road in Kaita Local Government Area of the state.

Daily Trust gathered that the incident happened Wednesday morning at Gamjin Makaho village, along the Dankama road.

Sources said that the truck was conveying people to Dankama town when the customs officials tried to stop it, but the driver refused to stop.

One of the armed customs officers was said to have pulled the trigger and a bullet allegedly hit one of the passengers in the waist.

The truck driver eventually stopped, and the passengers disembarked to confront the customs officers, pouncing on the shooter.

According to reports, the passengers eventually killed the customs officer, whose name and rank could not be ascertained as of the time of filing this report.

The victim, identified as Bashir Na-Buzuwa, was said to have also died from the gunshot wound.

Late Na-Buzuwa, who was said to be about 27 years old and a native of Doro town in Bindawa LGA, was a resident of Zanguna in Katsina city.

When contacted, the Customs Public Relations Officer in Katsina State, SC Tahir Balarabe, said the Service would issue an official statement on the incident, adding that were trying to evacuate the remains of their colleague.

– Daily Trust

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