CBN official killed in Zamfara


Zamfara State Police Command has confirmed the killing of an official of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in Gusau, Kabiru Zango, by unknown gunmen.
The Police Command Public Relations Officer, Muhammad Shehu, said in a statement that Zango was shot dead at his residence in Gusau on Friday morning.
“The Zamfara State Police Command wishes to confirm an incident of culpable homicide that occurred on 20th July, 2018 at the Gada Biyu Area in Gusau metropolis, ” he stated.
He added that the assailants entered the deceased residence about 3.30am and shot him with a gun through his bedroom window.
Shehu said that the incident was immediately reported through a distress call to the Gusau Central Police Station where the Divisional Police Officer immediately mobilised detectives to the location, “but before the police arrived, the two assailants had fled.”
The command spokesman added the deceased was rushed to hospital by the police where he was confirmed dead.
He added that the assailants did not go away with any of the deceased personal belongings.
Shehu assured that the police had commenced investigation “with a view to unravel the circumstances behind this act and arrest the perpetrators.”
The body of the deceased had been taken to his home state of Katsina for burial.


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