Some bandits have carried out another fresh attack in Jibia Local Government area of Katsina State killed a Divisional Police Officer (DPO)
A credible source said the bandits attacked Magama Jibia, where the late DPO was leading a team of Policemen to repel an invasion, when the suspected bandits stationed on the road and ambushed two vehicles and started shooting sporadically on the vehicles.
“The DPO was killed immediately while some of the police officers got wounded. An Army officer, who is in charge of the soldiers stationed in Jibia, was also part of the convoy but he escaped with gunshots,” he said.
The State Police Command spokesperson, SP Gambo Isa, confirmed the attack and the killing of the DPO, but he is yet to make an official statement or give details on the attack at the time of filing this report.