Man shot dead during Durbar procession in Bauchi

Man shot dead during Durbar procession in Bauchi

A middle-aged man was on Wednesday shot dead during Durbar a procession by hunters in Bauchi State. Over 10 persons were also said to have been wounded during the cultural display day after (Sallah) by a group of hunters which turned awry. It was gathered that others who sustained bullet wound during the attack were


A middle-aged man was on Wednesday shot dead during Durbar a procession by hunters in Bauchi State.

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Over 10 persons were also said to have been wounded during the cultural display day after (Sallah) by a group of hunters which turned awry.

It was gathered that others who sustained bullet wound during the attack were taken to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Hospital for treatment.

IGP MOHAMMED ADAMU

Witnesses said the tragedy struck at 11:30 am on Wednesday during Dubar procession when district heads of Bauchi Emirate were paying homage to the Governor of Bauchi State at Government House Bauchi.

Police Public Relations Officer, Kamal Datti Abubakar who confirmed the incident.

He said, “in the process groups of hunters that were following the District heads of Darazo Local Government Area of the State.

Abubakar stated that Duguri had a clash as a result one Auwalu Sadau of Darazo lost his life after sustaining injuries from dane gunshot while Usama Musa of Duguri district, Alkaleri LGA and Zakari Suleiman of Darazo LGA with 14 others sustained injuries and are now receiving treatment at ATBUTH”.

He revealed the Command’s tactical Commanders of Operation Puff Adder restored normalcy and 55 suspects have been arrested in connection with the crime.

He mentioned the exhibits recovered from the suspects as; 46 machetes, 13 knives, 15 daggers (Gario), one dane gun and 13 bamboo sticks.

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Kamal assured those culpable would be charged to court upon the conclusion of investigation.

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