Terrorists shot and killed DSP Abdullahi Rano, a officer in charge of the Divisional Police Headquarters in Jibia.
The terrorists shot and killed the deceased in the early Wednesday morning, February 9.
It was gathered that the incident occured when bandits invaded Magama-Jibia border town in Katsina state.
The DPO was said to have led a reinforcement of the police and the Nigerian Army to engage the terrorists in a fierce shoot-out during which he was shot and killed.
Although the casualty on the part of the gunmen could not be ascertained, residents said a soldier was also killed and another injured.
Police and military authorities in the state have yet to comment on the incident. The Police Public Relations Officer in Katsina, Gambo Isah, could not be immediately reached.