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Trigger Happy Policeman kills Buhari Supporter In Yola

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A ten years old boy has been shot dead in Adamawa State during celebration that greeted Buhari victory in Saturday’s presidential election. A trigger happy policeman attached to Adamawa state police command opened fire on a group of youths who were jubilating, killing a ten year old primary school pupil Abdurrahman Muhammad Jimba and injuring another.

A young man Abubakar Musa who witnessed the incidence told Cyboknews  reporter  that  they were celebrating at the popular  Doki around 9:00pm Wednesday when  some policemen stormed the area and asked them to disperse before 10:00pm which they obliged.

‘while we were jubilating around 9:00pm, some policemen asked us to leave the area before 10:00pm and we agreed with their request. But before we dispersed, the same group of policemen started tear gassing us and later opened fire on us resulting in the death of Abdurrahman Muhammad Jimba as another was injured,he said.

Musa said the policeman who fired the shot popularly called Corporal Isaiah is notorious  in the area  for harassing people and has been extorting money from them.

While narrating his ordeal, the father of the deceased, Mallam Muhammad Jimba confirmed the development adding since the incident, he is yet to receive any correspondence from the police command over the incident.

Jimba added that the deceased has since been buried according to Islamic rites. He is calling on the authorities  to  investigate  the matter with a view to bringing the culprit to justice.

When contacted over the incident, the PPRO Adamawa State police command DSP Othman Abubakar said they are investigating the matter.

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