Thirty-year-old first class graduate of Economics from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Moses Murtala Aminu was shot dead by a constable with the Nigeria Police. Moses had on Sunday, left his No. 67 Ahmadu Ahidjo Street, Narayi High Cost family residence for a party in Barnawa, Kaduna State.
According to his friend and eyewitness, the police constable
who was identified as Alex Okpe was beating up Aminu’s girlfriend outside the party venue when he tried to intervene.
At that point, the constable got angry, reached for his jeans trousers, brought out his gun and fired, killing Aminu on the spot. The constable also shot in the air as he escaped on his motorcycle.
The killer policeman has been tracked down and arrested by officers from the Barnawa Police Division.