See Why This Policeman Was Stoned To Death In Nigeria


See Why This Policeman Was Stoned To Death In Nigeria

A mobile policeman attached to Zenith Bank, Zaria, on Friday killed his colleague attached to the same bank following disagreement over monthly stipends being given them by the bank.


The quarrel between the policemen, Mathew Joshua, corporal and Aliyu Kamilu, sergeant, ensued following discovery that the sergeant had been short-changing the corporal.

When Joshua confronted Kamilu on the issue, they started shouting at each other and “the corporal, who is holding-on to his rifle shot at the sergeant in his stomach.

“After shooting the sergeant, Josua started shouting and shooting sporadically, which eventually led to the killing of a university student,” an eye witness told NAN.

The eye witness said that four customers of the bank also sustained bullet wounds. “When the report of the incident reached their command in Zaria, a team of policemen was immediately mobilised to the area.

“The policemen met their colleague with two rifles. They had no option than to systematically take position. “One of them succeeded in shooting Joshua on the leg, which gave people around the opportunity to descend on him with stones.”

He said Joshua, the corpses of Kamilu and the student were rushed to Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Shika, Zaria. The hospital authority also confirmed the death of the student and Kamilu.

A source at the Police Area Command, Zaria, also confirmed the death of Joshua at ABUTH.

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This is so unfortunate! How much is the money that will lead to such untimely end!