Bashir Na-Buzuwa : Truck Passengers Murder Customs Officer In Katsina: Shocking Incident Sparks Outrage And Investigation

By | April 18, 2024

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Accident – Death – Obituary News : : 1. Katsina truck passengers incident
2. Customs officer death Katsina truck incident

A customs officer was reportedly lynched by passengers of a truck along Katsina-Dankama road in Kaita Local Government Area of the state. The incident occurred at Gamjin Makaho village on Wednesday morning when the officer tried to stop the truck driver who refused to comply. In the ensuing confrontation, a passenger was shot in the waist by an armed customs officer, leading to the passengers attacking and ultimately killing the customs officer. The victim, identified as Bashir Na-Buzuwa, also succumbed to his injuries. The Customs Public Relations Officer in Katsina State confirmed the incident and stated that an official statement would be issued.

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Customs Officer Lynched by Passengers Along Katsina-Dankama Road

Tragedy struck along the Katsina-Dankama road in Kaita Local Government Area of the state when a customs officer was reportedly lynched by passengers of a truck in the area. The incident, which occurred on Wednesday morning at Gamjin Makaho village, along Dankama road, has sent shockwaves through the local community.

Details of the Incident

According to reports from Daily Trust, the customs officers had flagged down a truck driver who was conveying passengers to Dankama town. However, the driver refused to stop, prompting one of the armed customs officers to fire a shot. Unfortunately, the bullet struck one of the passengers in the waist, leading to a chain of events that culminated in the tragic death of both the customs officer and the passenger.

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The Victims

The customs officer, whose name and rank are yet to be officially confirmed, was mercilessly attacked and killed by the enraged passengers. The second victim, identified as Bashir Na-Buzuwa, a 27-year-old man from Doro town in Bindawa LGA, succumbed to his gunshot wound as well. The loss of these two lives has left a somber atmosphere in the region.

Official Response

Confirming the incident, the Customs Public Relations Officer in Katsina State, SC Tahir Balarabe, stated that the Service would be releasing an official statement on the unfortunate incident. Efforts are currently underway to evacuate the remains of their fallen colleague as the authorities grapple with the aftermath of this senseless act of violence.

Community Outrage

The residents of Gamjin Makaho village and the surrounding areas have expressed shock and dismay at the events that transpired along the Katsina-Dankama road. The senseless loss of life and the escalation of violence have left many questioning the breakdown of law and order in the region.

As investigations into the incident continue, the community remains on edge, hoping for swift justice for the victims and their families. The tragic events along the Katsina-Dankama road serve as a stark reminder of the importance of maintaining peace and order in our communities.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the victims during this difficult time. May justice be served, and may we all strive towards a safer and more harmonious society.

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