The Kano State Police Command on Monday confirmed the killing of a police corporal by gunmen in Kabuga area of Kano metropolis on Sunday night.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Magaji Majiya, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano that some policemen were attacked in their patrol vehicle by the hoodlums around 7.52pm.
‘’One police corporal lost his life and another one had some bruises and the injured had been treated and discharged.’’
According to him, the suspects who hid in the dark, opened fire on the vehicle soon after it reached the area.
‘’When our men responded, the gunmen took to their heels and escaped in the dark,’’ Majiya said.
He said investigation had since begun while security was beefed up in the area to ensure the arrest of the hoodlums.