On the 25th of July around 9:30am a driver transporting a sick passenger was shot by a police corporal in kano, the taxi man who was on his taking his passenger to the hospital by the Tragedic occurance. Unfortunately the passenger also gave up in the incident.
According to an eyewitness, Isa Tanko, the killings occurred around 9.30am between Hadejia Road roundabout and Haye quarters of Nassarawa local government area.
“The cab driver was flagged down at a security check point by officers of the Nigerian Police and, within two minutes, I heard gunshots that sent shivers down the spines of onlookers “, Tanko said.
“We rushed to the scene and found the driver in a pool of his blood; so also was a woman gasping for breathe inside the cab who gave up the ghost before help could come her way.”
The eyewitness disclosed that the incident caused chaos as a crowd gathered to mob the suspected officer who eventually escaped in a police waiting van.
However, efforts to confirm the incident from Kano State Police Image Maker, ASP Magaji Musa Majia, proved abortive.