Sunday, October 20, 2013

Policeman Shot Dead By Colleague In Plateau


A Mobile Policeman, attached to the Special Task Force (STF) keeping the peace in Plateau State, shot one of his colleagues to death in Jol, a village in Riyom local government area of the state.
Two children, between the ages of eight and 12, were said to be wounded in the shooting.

The kids, according to sources, are now receiving treatment at the Vom Christian Hospital in Jos South local government area of the state.
Confirming the incident, spokesman for STF, Captain Salisu Mustapha, said; “It is true that a Mobile Policeman attached to STF shot dead his colleague in Jol, Riyom local government area.

“Two children were seriously wounded in the shooting and are receiving treatment in Vom Christian Hospital”.

Mustapha said it was not clear what caused the shooting and killing of the policeman, but explained that the officer had been arrested and was being investigated to ascertain his motive.

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