Thursday, May 26, 2022

Three Policemen, A Commercial Motorcyclist, Killed By Gunmen In Suleja

Three policemen and a commercial motorcyclist were killed by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Suleja, Niger State.

A source said the incident occurred around 11pm on Thursday, May 12, adding that the policemen were reportedly responding to a distress call when they were ambushed near a place called Old Barracks.

The source said:

“They were ambushed by the gunmen, who seemed to be expecting their arrival.”

The slain officers are; SGG Hosea Saba, CPL Yahaya Yakubu and PSC Aminu Sani, all attached to B Division Suleja.

Confirming the incident, Suleja Council Chairman, Abdullahi Shuaibu Maje, said about three persons, including a vigilante member, survived the attack.

He added that they are currently being treated at a hospital in the area.

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