The Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has stated that suspected bandits have killed one in all its officers and injured two others within the Birniwa Local Government Area of the state.
The Comptroller of the NIS within the state, ACG Ismail Abba, confirmed this when he briefed newsmen concerning the incident in Dutse on Wednesday, August 10,
Abba stated the incident occurred on Tuesday at about 11:20pm, when the bandits attacked one in all its patrol bases on Birniwa-Galadi axis.
“The bandits arrived on the base on two bikes, one was carrying three individuals and the opposite one was carrying two individuals,” he said.
“On arrival, they opened fireplace on the Immigration workers on patrol, which resulted within the dying of one of many workers named Abdullahi Mohammed (CIA) and one other two of the staff members sustained critical bullet wounds; they’re Abba Musa Kiyawa (DSI) and Zubairu Garba (AII)
“As a results of heavy alternate of fireplace, the bandits fled into the bush and deserted their bikes and handset (Techno T5 cell phone).
“The 2 bikes are Bajaj with chasis no: MD2A18AXS7MWK81092 and Royal with chasis no: RY157FMINILI2607, all now in our custody,” Abba stated.
The comptroller added that the injured workers had been taken to the hospital for treatment and commentary, whereas the deceased officer had been buried.
According to him, the deserted bikes and cell phone could be handed over to the police for additional investigation and motion.
“I have to commend the officers for his or her gallantry in repelling the attackers that made them take to their heels and abandon their bikes and telephone.
This exhibits that the NIS is keen and ever able to defend the nation and won’t relent within the combat in opposition to crimes within the state,” Abba stated.