Trigger-happy Customs officer killed by passengers in Katsina after shooting 27-year-old man

A customs officer has been killed after an altercation with passengers of a truck.

The incident occurred on Wednesday morning at Gamjin Makaho village, along Katsina-Dankama road in Kaita Local Government Area of Katsina state.

Daily Trust reports that the was conveying people to Dankama town when the customs officials tried to stop it, but the driver refused.

One of the armed customs officers was said to have pulled the trigger, and a bullet allegedly hit one of the passengers in the waist.

The truck driver eventually stopped, and the passengers disembarked to confront the customs officers, pouncing on the shooter.

According to reports, the passengers eventually killed the customs officer, whose name and rank could not be ascertained as of the time of filing this report.

The victim, identified as Bashir Na-Buzuwa, was said to have also died from the gunshot wound.

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